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The Queen of Spades and Other Stories - Alexander Pushkin

The Queen of Spades and Other Stories


Published: 15th November 2015
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This collection of Pushkin's shorter fiction begins with The Queen of Spades, perhaps the most celebrated short story in Russian literature. The young Hermann, while watching some friends gambling, hears a rumour of how an officer's grandmother is always able to predict the three winning cards in a game. Hermann gradually becomes obsessed with the old woman and her seemingly mystical powers, and seeks to extract the secret from her at any cost. Contains a number of lesser-known works by Pushkin which are not easily available in English, including the novel Dubrovsky and the stories Egyptian Nights and Peter the Great's Negro.

ISBN: 9781847494788
ISBN-10: 1847494781
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 15th November 2015
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB