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  • The Mother by Maxim Gorky
    The Mother (English, Paperback)

    "A book of the utmost importance", in the words of Lenin, and a landmark in Russian literature, The Mother - here presented in a brilliant new version by Hugh Aplin, the first English translation in almost a century - will enchant modern readers both for its historical significance and its intrinsic value as a work of art.

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  • My Childhood by Maxim Gorky
    My Childhood (English, Paperback)

    A book about being a boy which is a part of Russian literature.

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  • The Outcasts & Other Stories by Maxim Gorky
    The Outcasts & Other Stories (English, Paperback)

    This addition to Arcturus's classic fiction range features aselection of Maxim Gorky's most popular stories. Including such powerful tales as 'The Outcasts', 'Makar Chudra', 'One Autumn Night' and 'Twenty-Six and One', the literary talent of one of Russia's greatest writers shines through every sentence. Presenting the pioneer of socialist realism at his best, these stories form an essential part...

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  • Easter Stories by Miriam LeBlanc
    Easter Stories (English, Paperback)

    Everyone who believes Easter is about more than bunnies and eggs will be grateful for this new collection of short stories that shed light on the deeper meaning of the season. Selected for their spiritual value and literary quality, these classic tales capture the spirit of Easter in a way that will captivate readers of all ages. Parents and grandp

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  • Gorky Plays: "Enemies", "The Lower Depths", "Summerfolk", "Children of the Sun" v. 1 by Maxim Gorky
    Gorky Plays: "Enemies", "The Lower Depths", "Summerfolk", "Children of the Sun" v. 1 (English, Paperback)

    Modern accurate and stageable translations of five of Gorky's plays

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  • Twenty-Six and One and Other Stories by Maxim Gorky
    Twenty-Six and One and Other Stories (English, Paperback)

    Maxim Gorky is the pen name of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov -- orphaned at the age of nine, he was raised by his grandmother, a story-teller, who imprinted on him a love for tales and travel. All of his varied jobs and the places, people and situations he encountered on his way can be found in his stories. From the introduction by Ivan Strannik: "The interest of these stories does not lie in the...

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  • The Collected Short Stories of Maxim Gorky by Maxim Gorky
    The Collected Short Stories of Maxim Gorky (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Maxim Gorky continues to be regarded as the greatest literary representative of revolutionary Russia. Born of the people, and having experienced in his own person their sufferings and their misery, he was enabled by his extraordinary genius to voice their grievances and their aspirations for a better life as no academic could. This collection represents the very best of Gorky's genius. **Lightning...

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  • Gorky Plays: "The Zykovs"; "Egor Bulychov"; "Vassa Zheleznova (The Mother)"; "The Last Ones" v. 2 by Cathy Porter
    Gorky Plays: "The Zykovs"; "Egor Bulychov"; "Vassa Zheleznova (The Mother)"; "The Last Ones" v. 2 (English, Paperback)

    This collection of four plays, written at the turn of the 20th century, chart the descent of Russia into revolution.

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  • Mother by Maxim Gorky
    Mother (English, Paperback)

    1907. Maxim Gorky, pseudonym of Alexei Maksimovich Peshkov, Soviet novelist, playwright and essayist, who was a founder of social realism. Although known principally as a writer, he was closely associated with the tumultuous revolutionary period of his own country. The Mother, one of his best-known works, is the story of the radicalization of an uneducated woman that was later taken as a model for...

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  • Twenty-Six and One and Other Stories by Maxim Gorky
    Twenty-Six and One and Other Stories (English, Paperback)

    A collection of short stories by the popular and influential Russian author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and arguably the greatest Russian literary figure of the 20th century. He wrote stories, plays, memoirs and novels which touched the imagination of the Russian people, and was the first Russian author to write sympathetically of such characters as tramps and thieves,...

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  • Through Russia by Maxim Gorky
    Through Russia (English, Paperback)

    Over my head hung chestnut trees decked with gold; at my feet lay a mass of chestnut leaves which resembled the amputated palms of human hands; on the opposite bank, where there waved, tanglewise, the stripped branches of a hornbeam, an orange-tinted woodpecker was darting to and fro, as though caught in the mesh of foliage--by Maxim Gorky.

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  • Orloff and His Wife by Maxim Gorky
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  • The Man Who Was Afraid by Maxim Gorky
    The Man Who Was Afraid (Paperback)

    Excerpt from The Man Who Was Afraid: Foma Gordye

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  • In the World (Classic Reprint) by Maxim Gorky
    In the World (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)

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  • The Lower Depths and Other Plays by Maxim Gorky
    The Lower Depths and Other Plays (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    A brief profile of the Russian writer prefaces the texts of three plays characterized by their realistic portrayal of Russian life.

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  • The Outcasts by Maxim Gorky
    The Outcasts (Paperback)

    Excerpt from The Outcasts: And Other Stories ...

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  • Children of the Sun by Maxim Gorky
    Children of the Sun (Paperback)

    Written during the abortive Russian Revolution of 1905, the author depicts the middle-class, foolish perhaps but likeable, as they flounder around, philosophizing, yearning, or scuttling between test tubes, blind to their impending annihilation.

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  • Philistines by Maxim Gorky
    Philistines (Paperback)

    While Pyotr, a sometime student of law, falls for the lovely, loose-living lodger, his sister carps on about the tedium of life, lusts after Nil - who's blind to her charms but in pursuit of the servant - and botches her own suicide.

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  • Enemies by Maxim Gorky
    Enemies (Paperback)

    Presents a panoramic view of a restless society, with a bourgeoisie no longer sure of its own values, and a working class steadily facing up to the terrifying sacrifices ahead. This work is described by Ronald Bryden in the "Observer" in 1971 as 'a real discovery - the missing link between Chekhov and the Russian revolution'.

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