The Wizard of the Emerald City is a children's novel loosely based on L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with many new and different elements in both the plot and the set of characters. Volkov's Magic Land series, including this volume, was translated into many languages and remains popular with children and adults all over the World. Volkov's version of Oz is better known than Baum's in China, Russia, and many Eastern and former Soviet countries.
Young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive, and after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls.
Read in Russian. This audio play features a full cast of actors, including Valentin Gaft.
Radiospektakl' "Argonavty" po odnoimennoj p'ese Julia Jedlisa, russkogo sovetskogo dramaturga, prozaika i kinoscenarista. V bol'shoj kvartire na Arbate zhivut tri sestry so svoimi muzh'jami. Vse oni vrachi. Po-raznomu skladyvajutsja ih sud'by - ved' u kazhdoj sem'i svoi nravstvennye principy.