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A Hero of Our Time

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A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov\'s only novel was influential for many later nineteenth-century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov ➤ подробнее about A Hero of Our Time.
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Автор: 
Lermontov Mikhail
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Don't Look Now

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'Now, ill-lit, almost in darkness, the windows of the houses shuttered, the water dank, the scene appeared altogether different, neglected, poor, and the long narrow boots moored to the slippery steps of cellar entrances looked like coffins.' A slow-burning masterpiece of horror recounting a griev ➤ подробнее about Don't Look Nowi
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Автор: 
Du Maurier Daphne
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Современные книги на английском языке


A Nervous Breakdown

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From the supreme artist of the short story, three disturbing tales of supernatural hallucinations, hysterical obsession and moral decay. "I did have hallucinations, but did they harm anyone ➤ подробнее about A Nervous Breakdown?
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Автор: 
Chekhov Anton
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Animal Farm

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'All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others' When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality ➤ подробнее about Animal Farm.
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Автор: 
Orwell George
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Gooseberries

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"Oh, good God," he kept saying with great relish. "Good God..." 'Gooseberries' is accompanied here by 'The Kiss' and 'The Two Volodyas' - three exquisite depictions of love and loss in nineteenth-century Russia by Chekhov, the great master of the short story form ➤ подробнее about Gooseberries.
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Автор: 
Chekhov Anton
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


The Steel Flea

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The Steel Flea is an uproarious and alcohol-soaked shaggy-dog story from one of Russia's great comic masters. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday ➤ подробнее about The Steel Flea.
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Автор: 
Leskov Nikolay
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


The Nose

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Russia's great nineteenth-century satirical absurdist shows what happens when a man wakes up with his nose missing, and illustrates the folly of boasting. 'Strangely enough, I mistook it for a gentleman at first ➤ подробнее about The Nose.
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Автор: 
Gogol Nikolai
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Petersburg

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Andrei Bely's Petersburg is a colourful evocation of Russia's capital during the short, turbulent period of the first socialist revolution in 1905 ➤ подробнее about Petersburg.
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Автор: 
Bely Andrei
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Artwork by Yayoi Kusama

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Since childhood, Kusama has been afflicted with a condition that makes her see spots, which means she sees the world in a surreal, almost hallucinogenic way that sits very well with the 'Wonderland of Alice' ➤ подробнее about Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Artwork by Yayoi Kusama.
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Автор: 
Carroll Lewis
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

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Lewis Carroll's anarchic, disturbing and boisterously funny Alice stories, conjured up one afternoon to entertain a young girl, are a unique blend of wordplay, logic, parody, puzzles and riddles ➤ подробнее about Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
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Автор: 
Caroll Louise P.
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Penguin
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Penguin classics


Titanic: First Accounts

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Just in time for the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic, this graphic deluxe edition compiles first hand accounts, testimonies, and letters by notable Titanic survivors, including Archibald Gracie, Lawrence Beesley, Elizabeth W. Shutes, and the \"unsinkable\" Molly Brown ➤ подробнее about Titanic: First Accounts.
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Автор: 
Maltin Tim
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Demons

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Pyotr and Stavrogin are the leaders of a Russian revolutionary cell. Their aim is to overthrow the Tsar, destroy society, and seize power for themselves. Together they train terrorists who are willing to lay down their lives to accomplish their goals ➤ подробнее about Demons.
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Автор: 
Dostoevsky F.
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


The Decay of Lying. And Other Essays

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In \'The Decay of Lying\' Oscar Wilde uses his decadent ideology in an attempt to reverse and therefore reject his audiences\' \'normal\' conceptualizations of nature, art and morality ➤ подробнее about The Decay of Lying. And Other Essays.
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Автор: 
Wilde O.
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Lolita

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Humbert is a middle-aged, fastidious college professor. He also likes little girls. And none more so than Lolita, whom he\'ll do anything to possess. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster?... Or is he all of these? Отдельное издание ➤ подробнее about Lolita.
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Автор: 
Nabokov Vladimir
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Tess of the D\'Urbervilles

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When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D\'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her \'cousin\' Alec proves to be her downfall ➤ подробнее about Tess of the D\'Urbervilles.
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Автор: 
Hardy Thomas
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


She

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On his twenty-fifth birthday, Leo Vincey opens the silver casket that his father has left to him. It contains a letter recounting the legend of a white sorceress who rules an African tribe and of his father\'s quest to find this remote race ➤ подробнее about She.
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Автор: 
H. Rider Haggard
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Spring Torrents

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This is an exquisitely written, partly autobiographical treatment of one of Turgenev\'s favorite themes - man\'s inability to learn about love without first losing his innocence ➤ подробнее about Spring Torrents.
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Автор: 
Ivan Turgenev
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Sketches from a Hunter\'s Album: The Complete Edition

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Turgenev\'s first major prose work is a series of twenty-five Sketches: the observations and anecdotes of the author during his travels through Russia satisfying his passion for hunting ➤ подробнее about Sketches from a Hunter\'s Album: The Complete Edition.
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


The Complete Fables

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A translation of the complete Aesopian corpus of fables. The introduction pays particular attention to the transmission of fable stock from sanscrit to Aesop ➤ подробнее about The Complete Fables.
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Tales of Belkin and Other Prose Writings

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Alexander Pushkin was Russia\'s first true literary genius. Best known for his poetry, he also wrote sparkling prose that revealed his national culture with elegance and understated humour. Here, his gift for portraying the Russian people is fully revealed ➤ подробнее about Tales of Belkin and Other Prose Writings.
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Автор: 
Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


Plays

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Anton Chekhov wrote that \"narrative is my legal wife and drama a flamboyant, rowdy, impudent, exhausting mistress.\" At a time when the Russian stage was dominated by farces, formulaic melodramas, and vaudevilles, Chekhov created plays that focused on characters grappling with moral questions ➤ подробнее about Plays.
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Автор: 
Chekhov A.
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


War and Peace

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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, and the lives of three young people are changed forever ➤ подробнее about War and Peace.
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Автор: 
Tolstoy Leo
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

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This new edition includes: The Raid, Woodfelling, Three Deaths, Polikushka, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, After the Ball, and The Forged Coupon ➤ подробнее about The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories.
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Автор: 
Tolstoy Leo
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Penguin Group
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Penguin classics


The Gambler and A Nasty Business

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'40,000 francs, which lay before him in a heap of gold and banknotes.' Written in twenty-six days to pay off Dostoyevsky's own roulette debts, The Gambler is a graphic psychological study of addiction, accompanied here by a brilliant short story of excruciating social embarrassment ➤ подробнее about The Gambler and A Nasty Business.
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Автор: 
Dostoevsky Fyodor
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Daphnis and Chloe

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'This only they knew, that the kiss had destroyed him and the bath had destroyed her.' In this beautiful Ancient Greek tale, Daphnis and Chloe are the inexperienced goatherd and shepherd who must face pirates, rivals and the confusion of their own feelings to find true love ➤ подробнее about Daphnis and Chloe.
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Автор: 
Longus
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


The Sea Raiders

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'...slowly uncoiling their tentacles...and making a soft purring sound to each other' A disgusting account of a school of giant squid attacking a seaside resort, and two other examples of Wells' extraordinary imagination at work - 'The Magic Shop' and 'The Land Ironclads' One of 46 new books in the ➤ подробнее about The Sea Raiders
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Автор: 
Wells H. G.
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Anthem For Doomed Youth

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'Tonight he noticed how the women's eyes Passed from him to the strong men that were whole.' The true horror of the trenches is brought to life in this selection of poetry from the front line. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday ➤ подробнее about Anthem For Doomed Youth.
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Автор: 
Owen Wilfred
Издатель: 
Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


To-morrow

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'It was as if the sea, breaking down the wall protecting all the homes of the town, had sent a wave over her head' One of Conrad's most powerful, gripping stories Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday ➤ подробнее about To-morrow.
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Автор: 
Conrad Joseph
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
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Учебники по иностранным языкам


Dead Souls

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Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in the provincial town of 'N', visiting a succession of landowners and making each a strange offer ➤ подробнее about Dead Souls.
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Автор: 
Gogol Nikolai
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Penguin
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Penguin classics
Категория книги: 
Учебники по иностранным языкам


Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida

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From the reign of the Tsars in the early 19th century to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, the short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture ➤ подробнее about Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida.
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Автор: 
Chandler Robert
Издатель: 
Penguin
Серия: 
Penguin classics
Категория книги: 
Учебники по иностранным языкам

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