Eight Great Russian Short Stories Author:Daniel B. Dodson Fawcett World Library — No major European literature is less familiar to American readers than the Russian. While a few notables - Pushkin, Turgenev, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky - have enjoyed popularity outside of Russia, there are vast literary deposits in the Slavic scene entirely unknown beyond the Iron Curtain. — This anthology, comprising new tr... more »anslations, opens a brilliant new frontier for the reader, especially since most of the stories have never before appeared in English.
Eight Great Russian Short Stories offers the unique and delightful experience of an insight into the terrain behind the monuments of Nineteenth Century Russian literature.
"His Majesty, Kneed Piter Komondor" by Boris Pilniak
"The Archive of Countess D-" by Alexis Apukhtine
"A Specialist" and "A Greedy Peasant" by Alexander Ertel
"Death and the Soldier" by Alexander Afanasief
"The Sentry" by Nicholas Leskov
"Bound Over" and "The Magician" by Eugene Chirikof« less