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War and Peace

5 · 978 Ratings · 6048 Downloads
At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches on Russia,...

Uncle Vanya: Scenes from Country Life in Four Acts

4.7 · 1925 Ratings · 497 Downloads
One of Chekhov's four last great plays, Uncle Vanya (1897) depicts wasted lives and frustration in the depths of rural Russia. Arguably the first modernist drama, full of ambiguiti...

Anna Karenina

4.5 · 759 Ratings · 2331 Downloads
Presents the nineteenth-century Russian novelist's classic in which a young woman is destroyed when she attempts to live outside the moral law of her society...

Crime and Punishment

4 · 709 Ratings · 2896 Downloads
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. ...

What Men Live By, and Other Tales

4.5 · 1289 Ratings · 339 Downloads
Settle in with a collection of tales from the pen of one of the world's most acclaimed authors, Leo Tolstoy. The stories brought together in What Men Live By and Other Tales tackle...

A Hero Of Our Time

5 · 435 Ratings · 164 Downloads
This is the story of General Ermolov by M.Y. Lermontov....

The Brothers Karamazov

5 · 190 Ratings · 3119 Downloads
When brutal landowner Fyodor Karamazov is murdered, the lives of his sons are changed irrevocably: Mitya, the sensualist, whose bitter rivalry with his father immediately places hi...

The Possessed (The Devils)

4.8 · 387 Ratings · 581 Downloads
The Possessed is an anti-nihilistic novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, first published in the journal The Russian Messenger in 1871-2. It is the third of the four great novels written by...

The Mantle

0 · 0 Ratings · 619 Downloads
Explore the Russian creative movement known as literary realism through the work of writer Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol, whom many critics regard not only as one of the foremost pra...

Notes from the Underground

4 · 256 Ratings · 1079 Downloads
The Classic 1864 Novella Notes from the Underground Fyodor Dostoyevsky Parts 1 and 2 Complete Classics Notes from Underground, also translated as Notes from the Underground or Lett...

The Idiot

4.9 · 1343 Ratings · 911 Downloads
The Idiot (Russian: Идио́т, Idiot) is a novel by the 19th-century Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published serially in the journal The Russian Messenger in 1...

The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories

4.4 · 1256 Ratings · 305 Downloads
A collection of some of Tolstoy's late stories. They are accompanied by an introduction in which David McDuff examines Tolstoy's state of mind as he produced these works, and then ...

The Inspector General

4 · 298 Ratings · 191 Downloads
A small-town policeman scrambles to conceal bribery and other misdeeds from a visiting official in Gogol's masterpiece of dramatic satire. Biting, highly entertaining treatment of ...

The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories

4.8 · 1594 Ratings · 580 Downloads
IT was said that a new person had appeared on the sea-front: a lady with a little dog. Dmitri Dmitritch Gurov, who had by then been a fortnight at Yalta, and so was fairly at home ...

The Sea-Gull

4.9 · 1298 Ratings · 745 Downloads
MASHA and MEDVIEDENKO come in from the left, returning from a walk. MEDVIEDENKO. Why do you always wear mourning? MASHA. I dress in black to match my life. I am unhappy. MEDVIEDENK...

Dead Souls

4.5 · 1577 Ratings · 324 Downloads
INTRODUCTION Dead Souls, first published in 1842, is the great prose classic of Russia. That amazing institution, "the Russian novel," not only began its career with this unfinishe...

The Wife

4 · 352 Ratings · 176 Downloads
Fans of short fiction will love this collection from Anton Chekhov, the Russian author and physician whom many critics regard as one of the masters of the short story. The pieces b...

Love and Other Stories

4 · 200 Ratings · 195 Downloads
THREE o'clock in the morning. The soft April night is looking in at my windows and caressingly winking at me with its stars. I can't sleep, I am so happy! My whole being from head ...

"The Kingdom of God Is Within You"

4 · 254 Ratings · 390 Downloads
First published in Germany in 1894, after being banned in Russia, The Kingdom of God Is within You reveals Tolstoy’s world outlook after his conversion to Christianity. He argues...

Taras Bulba, and Other Tales

4.1 · 671 Ratings · 210 Downloads
INTRODUCTION Russian literature, so full of enigmas, contains no greater creative mystery than Nikolai Vasil'evich Gogol (1809-1852), who has done for the Russian novel and Russian...

Poor Folk

4 · 344 Ratings · 169 Downloads
MY DEAREST BARBARA ALEXIEVNA,—How happy I was last night—how immeasurably, how impossibly happy! That was because for once in your life you had relented so far as to obey my wi...