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The Queen of Spades and Other Stories (Classics) (original 1836; edition 1978)
by Alexander Pushkin, Rosemary Edmonds (Translator)
The Queen of Spades and Other Stories (The Moor of Peter the Great; Dubrovsky; The Captain's Daughter) by Alexander Puschkin (1836)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486280543, Paperback)
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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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.