Stories contained in this volume: Moloch Olesya Night Duty The White Poodle I Was An Actor The Gambrinus Emerald The Garnet Bracelet Aleksandr Ivanovich Kuprin (1870-1938) was Russian novelist and short-story writer. He was an army officer for several years before he resigned to pursue a writing career, and was a friend of Maxim Gorky. He won fame with The Duel (1905), a novel of protest against the Russian military system. In 1909, Yama: The Pit, his novel dealing with prostitution in Odessa, created a sensation. Kuprin left Russia after the revolution but returned in 1937. Some of his best short stories of action and adventure appear in The Garnet Bracelet, originally published in 1917.
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 26th April 2003
Publisher: INTL LAW & TAXATION PUBL
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 6.3 x 25.65 x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.44