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Twelve superb tales by Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Bunin, other masters. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages. Also teaching and practice aids, Russian-English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions to each selection, study questions, more. Especially helpful are the stress accents in the Russian text, usually found only in primers.

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Twelve tales by such masters as Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, others. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages, plus teaching and study aids, Russian/English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions, more.

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Twelve superb tales by Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Bunin, other masters. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages. Also teaching and practice aids, Russian-English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions to each selection, study questions, more. Especially help

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underworld_lucid_dreamer, August 18, 2008 (view all comments by underworld_lucid_dreamer)
A truly wonderful book for anyone interested in Russian or Russian literature. As for me, the main reason I bought this book was to get a feel of Russian literature and to pick up a few Russian words whenever possible. It is truly helpful if you want to improve your vocabulary, the accent marks make it an invaluable resource for anyone who's just beginning to learn Russian.

My advice is to read the stories in English first, search for the repeating words, read them in Russian, make a list of those words, then make flashcards of those words. Just make sure to check the words in an English-Russian vocabulary to make sure that you won't memorize the words along with their grammatical endings.

As for the stories, they're absolutely fantastic. I am not sure that this is the right book for anyone who doesn't have a real interest in the language though, as she'll finish it pretty quickly. For those who only want the literary aspect of the stories and don't have any interest in the language, I recommend buying an anthology of Russian short stories, as it will offer more stories than this book.
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ISBN:
9780486262444
Editor:
Struve, Gleb
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Struve, Gleb
Author:
Struve, Gleb
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Russian
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Short stories, russian
Subject:
Russia Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
FIC501000
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Dual Language Russian
Series Volume:
462
Publication Date:
19900231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Russian
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.95 lb

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Twelve tales by such masters as Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, others. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages, plus teaching and study aids, Russian/English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions, more.
"Synopsis" by , Twelve superb tales by Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Bunin, other masters. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages. Also teaching and practice aids, Russian-English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions to each selection, study questions, more. Especially help
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