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The Queen of Spades and Other Stories (Classics) (original 1836; edition 1978)

by Alexander Pushkin, Rosemary Edmonds (Translator)

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Title:The Queen of Spades and Other Stories (Classics)
Authors:Alexander Pushkin
Other authors:Rosemary Edmonds (Translator)
Info:Penguin Classics (1978), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 320 pages
Collections:Your library, To read
Tags:fiction, russian fiction, short stories, UFIE, bought in 2012

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The Queen of Spades; The Moor of Peter the Great; Dubrovsky; The Captain's Daughter by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1836)



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I enjoyed these stories, with Dubrovsky being my favorite. ( )
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On avait joué aux cartes chez le chevalier-garde Naroumov.
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This Work collects Alexander Pushkin's stories:

"The Queen of Spades,"
"The Negro of Peter the Great,"
"Dubrovsky," and
"The Captain's Daughter."

Please distinguish between this collection and similarly-named collections having differing contents. Thank you.
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Six masterpieces of the genre include title story plus "An Amateur Peasant Girl," "The Shot," "The Snowstorm," "The Postmaster," and "The Coffin-Maker — all fascinating portraits of life in Tsarist Russia by one of that country's greatest poets and most influential writers.

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The story of a gambler who tries to learn a secret for winning at cards, but loses everything.

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