The White Guard is less famous than Mikhail Bulgakov's comic hit, The Master and Margarita, but it is a lovely book, though completely different in tone. It is set in Kiev during the Russian revolution and tells a story about the war's effect on a middle-class family (not workers). The story was not politically correct and thereby contributed to Bulgakov's lifelong troubles with the Soviet authorities. It was, however, well-loved, and the novel was turned into a successful play at the time of its publication in 1967. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
Nothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita. One spring afternoon, the Devil, trailing fire and chaos in his wake, weaves himself out of the shadows and into Moscow. Mikhail Bulgakov's fantastical, funny, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem, each brimming with historical, imaginary, frightful, and wonderful characters.
"Vishnjovyj sad" - komedija v chetyrjoh dejstvijah Antona Pavlovicha Chehova. P'esa napisana v 1903 godu, vpervye postavlena 17 janvarja 1904 goda v Moskovskom hudozhestvennom teatre. Unikal'naja radiopostanovka, zapisannaja v 1949 godu, s uchastiem aktrisy Ol'gi Knipper-Chehovoj, zheny pisatelja.
Publication includes a brilliant short story "Ward No. 6" of brilliant Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).
A beautiful society wife from St. Petersburg, determined to live life on her own terms, sacrifices everything to follow her conviction that love is stronger than duty. A socially inept but warmhearted landowner pursues his own visions instead of conforming to conventional views. The adulteress and the philosopher head the vibrant cast of characters in Anna Karenina, Tolstoy's tumultuous tale of passion and self-discovery. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
"Buyer beware - this is in Russian language"
Komu nauka v pol'zu, a u kogo tol'ko um putaetsja. Sestra - zhenshhina neponimajushhaja, norovit vse po blagorodnomu i hochet, chtob iz Egorki uchenyj vyshel, a togo ne ponimaet, chto ja i pri svoih zanjatijah mog by Egorku na vek oschastlivit'. Ja jeto k tomu vam ob#jasnjaju, chto ezheli vse pojdut v uchenye da v blagorodnye, togda nekomu budet torgovat' i hleb sejat'. Vse s golodu poumirajut. - A ezheli vse budut torgovat' i hleb sejat', togda nekomu budet uchenija postigat'.
Taras Bulba describes the life of an old Zaporozhian Cossack, Taras Bulba, and his two sons, Andriy and Ostap. The sons study at the Kiev Academy and then return home, whereupon the three men set out on a journey to Zaporizhian Sich located in Southern Ukraine, where they join other Cossacks and go to war against Poland. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
Publication includes a brilliant short story "My Life" of brilliant Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).
The Possessed, also called Demons, is Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel about life in Russia at the end of the 19th century. In this highly political novel, Dostoevsky portrays the revolutionaries as demons or devils as they plot ruin and eventually turn on each other. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (commonly known as The Pickwick Papers) is the first novel by Charles Dickens. The book became the first real publishing phenomenon, with bootleg copies, theatrical performances, Sam Weller joke books and other merchandise.
"My favorite Dickens Book Comes to Life"
Povesti i rasskazy velikogo russkogo pisatelja Antona Pavlovicha Chehova, napisannye 1883-1884 godah. 1. Ispoved'. 2. Kleveta. 3. Koe-chto. 4. Koe-chto. 5. Kozel ili negodjaj. 6. Kollekcija. 7. Komik 8. Kontrakt 1884 goda s chelovechestvom. 9. Kot. 10.Kratkaja anatomija cheloveka. 11.Krest. 12.Liberal. 13.List. 14.Majonez. 15.Mar'ja Ivanovna.
Ostap Bender is still alive after barely surviving the assassination attempt in the previous book, which he once briefly mentions as "stupid business". This time he hears a story about a clandestine millionaire named Alexandr Koreiko. Koreiko has made millions through various illegal enterprises while pretending to live on an office clerk's salary of 46 rubles a month. Read in Russian by Aleksey Kortnev and Aleksey Bagdasarov.
"Russian language book"
Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the USA to drive cross-country and back on a 10-week trip, recording images of American life through the lens of a Leica camera and humorous impressions of America in their notebooks. When they returned home, they published their work in Russia's leading cultural magazines and later in their book. Filled with humorous observations and travel stories, this audiobook lets you experience this wonderful American road trip for yourself.
Between his work on the 2014 Audible Audiobook of the Year, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel, and his performance of Classic Love Poems, narrator Richard Armitage (The Hobbit, Hannibal) has quickly become a listener favorite. Now, in this defining performance of Charles Dickens' classic David Copperfield, Armitage lends his unique voice and interpretation, truly inhabiting each character and bringing real energy to the life of one of Dickens' most famous characters.
"The Armitage Voice""
«U menja togda nachinalas' chahotka, a s neju eshhe koe-chto, pozhaluj, povazhnee chahotki. Ne znaju, pod vlijaniem li bolezni, ili nachinavshejsja peremeny mirovozzrenija, kotoroj ja togda ne zamechal, mnoju izo dnja v den' ovladevala strastnaja, razdrazhajushhaja zhazhda obyknovennoj, obyvatel'skoj zhizni. Mne hotelos' dushevnogo pokoja, zdorov'ja, horoshego vozduha, sytosti. Ja stanovilsja mechtatelem i, kak mechtatel', ne znal, chto sobstvenno mne nuzhno.»
Eating is an indispensable human activity. As a result, whether we realize it or not, the drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. Epicure Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin said it best: "Gastronomy governs the whole life of man."
"One of my top 3 favorite courses!"
Sbornik rasskazov velikogo russkogo pisatelja Antona Pavlovicha Chehova, napisannye 1884-1985 godah. 1. Neobhodimoe predislovie 2. Nervy 3. Neudacha 4. Nechto ser'eznoe 5. Ninochka 6. Novogodnie Velikomucheniki 7. Noch' na kladbishhe 8. Nu, publika! 9. O brennosti 10. Obshhee obrazovanie 11. Otec semejstva 12. Panihida 13. Pervyj debjut 14. Persona 15. Pisatel' 16. Pis'ma 17. Posle benefisa
The collection of the great Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) includes his stories.
Publication includes a brilliant short story "The Duel" of brilliant Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).
Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
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