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How The Carpathian Mountains Were Born – A Ukrainian Legend – Skrypnyk

In this post, we will see the book How The Carpathian Mountains Were Born – A Ukrainian Legend -by Mary Skrypnyk. About the book A Ukrainian folktale about the formation of Carpathian mountains. The book was translated from Russian by … Continue reading

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Students – Trifonov

In this post, we will see the book Students by Yuri Trifonov. About the book This book by Yuri Trifonov is about Moscow student life in the postwar years. The reader is taken into the lecture halls, the club and … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan Speaks – Short Stories

In this post, we will see the book Uzbekistan Speaks (Short Stories). The book is a part of LIBRARY OF SOVIET SHORT STORIES series. About the book The book is a collection of six short stories by Uzbeg authors. The … Continue reading

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इवान – बोगोमोलोव (Ivan – Bogomolov Marathi/Hindi)

In this post, we will see the Marathi book Ivan by V.  Bogolomov इवान  व्लादिमीर बोगोमोलोव About the book A Soviet Novel in Marathi for children. Set during the Second World War. A nice summary is given here. The book … Continue reading

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Childhood, Boyhood, Youth – Lev Tolstoi

In this post, we will see the trilogy Childhood, Boyhood, Youth by Lev Tolstoi. About the book Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, in his early twenties. Although he would in his old age famously dismiss it as … Continue reading

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Foma Gordeyev by Maxim Gorky

In this post, we will see the book Foma Gordeyev by Maxim Gorky. About the book “Foma Gordeyev is a big book—not only is the breadth of Russia in it, but the expanse of life. Yet, though in each land, … Continue reading

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The Little Clay Hut

In this post, we will see the book The Little Clay Hut – Russian Folk Tales. About the book Collected in this book are Russian folk tales about animals. They are quaint and intriguing, and though meant for the tiny … Continue reading

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Happiness – Pyotr Pavlenko

In this post, we will see the book Happiness by Pyotr Pavlenko. About the book The novel Happiness (1947; State Prize of the USSR) was inspired by author’s experience during the restoration of the Crimea’s economy. The hero, the Communist Voropaev, … Continue reading

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The Call of The Cosmos – Tsiolkovsky

In this post, we will see the book The Call Of The Cosmos by K. Tsiolkovsky. About the book Taken as a whole, this book makes interesting, even fascinating reading. Tsiolkovsky’s stories are of tremendous interest and urge us to … Continue reading

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The Haughty Egg by Eno Raud

In this post, we will see the book The Haughty Egg by Eno Raud. About the book One day Mother hen decides to lay an egg, but the egg disobeys and leaves the nest, rolling away. What happens to the … Continue reading

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