This audiobook contains the story "Asya" (1858), by the celebrated Russian writer Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883). This classic tale of tragic love was considered by Tolstoy to be one of Turgenev's best.
This audiobook includes two short stories from celebrated Russian author Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821 - 1881). "White Nights" (1848) features a nameless and lonely narrator who, though he resides in a big city, lives largely in his own head. In "The Heavenly Christmas Tree", an orphaned boy who is shunned by society is surprised to awaken before a beautiful Christmas tree; however, the scene is not what it seems. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
After discovering that his fiancée has had an affair, Prince Stepan Kasatsky decides to become a monk. His reputation for holiness grows, and he attracts pilgrims from far and wide. Yet he is still tortured by boredom, pride, and lust.
The book contains the story "A Nasty Anecdote" of the great Russian writer Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
In this novella, Tolstoy brilliantly shows how a single crime - the counterfeiting of currency (coupons) - leads to a whole series of bloody crimes and death.
The book contains a cycle of stories for children about the dogs Milton and Bulka, and the legend of the elder Fyodor Kuzmich, who was buried in place of the Emperor Alexander I.
This audiobook contains the story "Snowstorm", by the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910). One of Tolstoy's most well-received works of realism, this prose-poem-like short story looks at the behaviors of people in extreme situations and their belief in their abilities to survive.
This book contains stories by the great Russian writer Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826 - 1889). These satirical tales present a phantasmagoric image of Russian society of the 19th century.