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The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher 1st World Library
Publication date August 30, 2006
Pages 268
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781421821689
ISBN-10 1421821680
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $13.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: GRISHA, a fat, solemn little person of seven, was standing by the kitchen door listening and peeping through the keyhole. In the kitchen something extraordinary, and in his opinion never seen before, was taking place. A big, thick-set, red-haired peasant, with a beard, and a drop of perspiration on his nose, wearing a cabman's full coat, was sitting at the kitchen table on which they chopped the meat and sliced the onions. He was balancing a saucer on the five fingers of his right hand and drinking tea out of it, and crunching sugar so loudly that it sent a shiver down Grisha's back. Aksinya Stepanovna, the old nurse, was sitting on the dirty stool facing him, and she, too, was drinking tea. Her face was grave, though at the same time it beamed with a kind of triumph. Pelageya, the cook, was busy at the stove, and was apparently trying to hide her face.

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