On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of Russian literature.

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of Russian literature.

”The Idiot” is a novel written by the 19th-century Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky, first published serially between 1868 and 1869. The Idiot, alongside some of Dostoyevsky's other works, is often considered one of the most brilliant literary achievements of the "Golden Age" of Russian literature. Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin, a trusting nature and naive, comes to the conclusion that, in a world obsessed with money, power, and sexual conquest, a sanatorium may be the only place for a…

”The Idiot” is a novel written by the 19th-century Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky, first published serially between 1868 and 1869. The Idiot, alongside some of Dostoyevsky's other works, is often considered one of the most brilliant literary achievements of the "Golden Age" of Russian literature. Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin, a trusting nature and naive, comes to the conclusion that, in a world obsessed with money, power, and sexual conquest, a sanatorium may be the only place for a…

I love Russian literature, I love Russian historical novels, Stachniak's book has not disappointed. Stayed up til 2am each night while camping in a tent in the rain at Airlie Beach with the children's soft breathing as background noise. Best holiday ever.

I love Russian literature, I love Russian historical novels, Stachniak's book has not disappointed. Stayed up til 2am each night while camping in a tent in the rain at Airlie Beach with the children's soft breathing as background noise. Best holiday ever.

Read this so long ago. It's best digested with some knowledge of pre-Soviet Russian culture and history.

How well do you know Russian literature?

Read this so long ago. It's best digested with some knowledge of pre-Soviet Russian culture and history.

Oblomov.. Dentro de los pròximos para leer.. Literatura Rusa

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"Fiction-writing in Russia has always been serious business. In a society without freedom, the great writers were the truth-tellers, the voice of the voiceless, and the conscience of a nation—“a second government,” as Alexander Solzhenitsyn once put it. Each of the ten works of fiction below is an acknowledged classic of Russian literature."

"Fiction-writing in Russia has always been serious business. In a society without freedom, the great writers were the truth-tellers, the voice of the voiceless, and the conscience of a nation—“a second government,” as Alexander Solzhenitsyn once put it. Each of the ten works of fiction below is an acknowledged classic of Russian literature."

At the end of this post I've included a very long list of Russian texts from the 12th Century onwards.

At the end of this post I've included a very long list of Russian texts from the 12th Century onwards.

Chekhov with Tolstoy at Yalta, 1900 - This photo brims with greatness!

Chekhov with Tolstoy at Yalta, 1900 - This photo brims with greatness!

This @CourseHero infographic on The Brothers Karamazov is both visually stunning…

This @CourseHero infographic on The Brothers Karamazov is both visually stunning…

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