The Peasant Proprietor Ovsyanikov

Ovsyanikov reminded me of the Russian boyars of the times before Peter the Great.... The national holiday dress would have suited him well. He was one of the last men left of the...

Talent

Yegor could not imagine his future works but he could see distinctly how the papers would talk of him, how the shops would sell his photographs, with what envy his friends would...

The 5 Human Types: Types That Should And Should Not Marry Each Other

Every individual owes it to himself to find the right work and the right mate, because these are fundamental needs of every human being. Lacking them, life is a failure;...

The Hunting Sketches: My Neighbour Radilov And Other Stories

The first major writing by Turgenev that gained him recognition. The stories in this collection were written based on Turgenev’s own observations while hunting at his mothers’...

The 5 Human Types: The Thriller, Why Some Have Ambition And Others Lack It

The Thriller is described to be the most attractive, handsome and charming of all human types. A distinctive dresser, quick thinker, highly ambitious and adaptable. The stage,...

Bad Weather

Big raindrops were pattering on the dark windows. It was one of those disgusting summer holiday rains which, when they have begun, last a long time—for weeks, till the frozen...

Anton Chekhov About Love

Where does love come from? How far questions of personal happiness are of consequence in love? This audio book collection of stories by Anton Chekhov is united by the theme of...

Stories of Leo Tolstoy, Volume 1

A collection of short stories from one of the most famous writers of very long novels Leo Tolstoy, including: Ilyas, Little Girls Wiser Than Men, The Coffee-House of Surat. 'For...

The Peasant Proprietor Ovsyanikov

Ovsyanikov reminded me of the Russian boyars of the times before Peter the Great.... The national holiday dress would have suited him well. He was one of the last men left of the...

Polinka

Polinka, a thin fair little person whose mother is the head of a dressmaking establishment, is standing in the middle of the shop looking about for some one. Nikolay Timofeitch, a...

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