The queen of spades and other stories dover thrift editions alexander pushkin on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers alexander pushkin 1799 1837 russias greatest poet and a versatile writer whose great gifts and profoundly russian sensibility influenced all of modern russian literature. The queen of spades has long been acknowledged as one of the worlds greatest short stories in which pushkin explores the nature of obsession the tales of belkin are witty parodies of sentimentalism while peter the greats blackamoor is an early experiment with recreating the past. The queen of spades russian translit pikovaya dama is a short story with supernatural elements by alexander pushkin about human avarice pushkin wrote the story in autumn 1833 in boldino 1 and it was first published in the literary magazine biblioteka dlya chteniya in march 1834 . The queen of spades and other stories is a collection of short fiction showcasing alexander pushkin s application of romantic sensibilities to uncompromising studies of human frailty this penguin classics edition is translated with an introduction by rosemary edwards the queen of spades one of pushkin s most popular and chilling short stories tells of an inveterate cathe queen of spades and . The queen of spades and other stories penguin classics alexander pushkin rosemary edmonds on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a collection of short fiction showcasing alexander pushkins application of romantic sensibilities to uncompromising studies of human frailty the queen of spades
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