Tag Archives: soviet literature

The Commandant of Bird Island – Dikovsky

In this post, we will see the book The Commandant Of Bird Island by S. Dikovsky. About the book An extremely rare collection of short stories by Sergei Vladimirovich Dikovsky, translated into English and intended for export. The collection takes … 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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Fun With Numbers – Stepnova

In this post, we will see the book Fun With Numbers by I. Stepnova. About the book This is a small book to teach children numbers and arithmetic operations on them. The book uses variety of contexts and situations to … 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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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 Fox Plays The Bear A Trick – Creanga

In this post, we will see the book The Fox Plays The Bear A Trick by Ion Creanga.   About the book This little book will tell you the story of a sly fox who tricks a big angry bear! … 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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The Blue Cup by Arkady Gaidar

In this post, we will see the book The Blue Cup by Arkady Gaidar. About the book The Blue Cup (Russian: Голубая чашка) is a 1936 Russian language short story written by the Soviet author Arkady Gaidar. The book tells … Continue reading

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