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Product Description: One of the great achievements of twentieth-century Russian émigré literature, Dark Avenues--translated here for the first time into English in its entirety--took Bunin's poetic mastery of language to new heights.Written between 1938 and 1944 and set in the context of the Russian cultural and historical crises of the preceding decades, this collection of short fiction centres around dark, erotic liaisons...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847494740 | Alma Books, June 28, 2016, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: One of the great achievements of twentieth-century Russian émigré literature, Dark Avenues--translated here for the first time into English in its entirety--took Bunin's poetic mastery of language to new heights.
9781847490476 | Trafalgar Square, October 1, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: One of the great achievements of 20th-century Russian émigré literature, Dark Avenues—the culmination of a life’s work of unrelenting challenge to Soviet dogma—took Bunin’s poetic mastery of language, eventually known for its richness as "Bunin brocade," to new heights.

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Product Description: While at a party organized by the local landowner for the officers of his brigade, the shy and awkward Ryabovich is suddenly kissed by an unknown woman in a dark room. This unexpected, electrifying encounter, which he relives in his mind day after day, marks a turning point for Ryabovich, showing him that everything in life - joy, sorrow, hope - is equally pointless and subject to chance...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847494191 | Gardners Books, October 15, 2015, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: While at a party organized by the local landowner for the officers of his brigade, the shy and awkward Ryabovich is suddenly kissed by an unknown woman in a dark room.

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Product Description: The five, irreverent, satirical and imaginative stories contained in "Diaboliad" caused an uproar upon the book's first publication in 1925. Full of invention, they display Bulgakov's breathtaking stylistic range, moving at dizzying speed from grotesque satire to science fiction, from the plainest realism to the most madcap fantasy...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847494726 | Gardners Books, April 15, 2015, cover price $13.35 | About this edition: The five, irreverent, satirical and imaginative stories contained in "Diaboliad" caused an uproar upon the book's first publication in 1925.
9781847491534 | Gardners Books, July 1, 2010, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: In Bulgakov's "Diaboliad", the modest and unassuming office clerk Korotkov is summarily sacked for a trifling error from his job at the First Central Depot for the Materials for Matches, and tries to seek out his newly assigned superior Kalsoner, responsible for his dismissal.

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Product Description: One of the most accessible and entertaining works by the author of Crime and Punishment and The Karamazov Brothers Inspired by Dostoevsky's own gambling addiction and written under pressure in order to pay off his creditors and retain his rights to his literary legacy, this tale is set in the casino of the fictional German spa town of Roulettenburg and follows the misfortunes of the young tutor Alexei Ivanovich...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847492067 | Tra rev edition (Trafalgar Square, April 1, 2012), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: One of the most accessible and entertaining works by the author of Crime and Punishment and The Karamazov Brothers Inspired by Dostoevsky's own gambling addiction and written under pressure in order to pay off his creditors and retain his rights to his literary legacy, this tale is set in the casino of the fictional German spa town of Roulettenburg and follows the misfortunes of the young tutor Alexei Ivanovich.

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Product Description: A brand-new translation provides an invaluable glimpse into a pivotal moment in the writer’s literary career   The third collection of short stories compiled by Anton Chekhov himself, was his first major success and won him the prestigious Pushkin Prize when it was published in 1887...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847493835 | Alma Books, April 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A brand-new translation provides an invaluable glimpse into a pivotal moment in the writer’s literary career   The third collection of short stories compiled by Anton Chekhov himself, was his first major success and won him the prestigious Pushkin Prize when it was published in 1887.

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Product Description: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781846882784 | Alma Books, September 1, 2014, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Story of a Nobody, The Story of a Nobody | About this edition: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him.
9781847492784 | Reprint edition (Alma Books, October 11, 2012), cover price $14.95 | also contains The Story of a Nobody, The Story of a Nobody | About this edition: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him.
9781843910039 | Hesperus Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Assigned to spy on the lifestyle of a wealthy bureaucrat by the name of Orlov, a man becomes enthralled in a life of riches he has been instructed to oppose.

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Product Description: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781846882784 | Alma Books, September 1, 2014, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Story of a Nobody, The Story of a Nobody | About this edition: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him.
9781847492784 | Reprint edition (Alma Books, October 11, 2012), cover price $14.95 | also contains The Story of a Nobody, The Story of a Nobody | About this edition: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him.

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Product Description: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him...read more

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9781846882784 | Alma Books, September 1, 2014, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Story of a Nobody, The Story of a Nobody | About this edition: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him.
9781847492784 | Reprint edition (Alma Books, October 11, 2012), cover price $14.95 | also contains The Story of a Nobody, The Story of a Nobody | About this edition: Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him.
9781847491893 | Reprint edition (Trafalgar Square, May 1, 2012), cover price $12.95

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Product Description: FROM THE INTRODUCTION by Joshua Hren In three months we will have been abroad two years. In my opinion it's worse than being exiled in Siberia -Dostoevsky to S.A. Ivanova, Florence, 1869 Dostoevsky wrote The Eternal Husband during the same period he began The Life of a Great Sinner (later to become The Brothers Karamazov)...read more

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9781492754787 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 19, 2013, cover price $7.25 | also contains The Eternal Husband, The Eternal Husband | About this edition: FROM THE INTRODUCTION by Joshua Hren In three months we will have been abroad two years.
9781843911630 | Hesperus Pr, December 1, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: From one of the world's greatest prose writers, this is a remarkable psychological novel examining the duality of the human consciousness.

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Product Description: Introducing the first in a long line of underground characters, Dostoevsky's first full-length work of fiction is a poignant, tragi-comic tale which foreshadows the greatness of his later novels Presented as a series of letters between the humble copying-clerk Devushkin and a distant relative of his, the young Varenka, this book brings to the fore the underclass of St...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847491909 | Revised edition (Trafalgar Square, June 1, 2012), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Introducing the first in a long line of underground characters, Dostoevsky's first full-length work of fiction is a poignant, tragi-comic tale which foreshadows the greatness of his later novels Presented as a series of letters between the humble copying-clerk Devushkin and a distant relative of his, the young Varenka, this book brings to the fore the underclass of St.

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Product Description: A lesser-known novella by one of the great masters of Russian literature, now available to English readers in a lucid translation, is presented with "Yakov Pasynkov," another story exploring the nature of love and human relations In a series of nine letters, the narrator tells his friend how he introduced Vera Nikolayevna, a married woman who had been forbidden as a child to read fiction and poetry, to the intellectual pleasures of Goethe's masterpiece...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9780253100573, titled "After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism" | Indiana Univ Pr, March 1, 1987, cover price $39.95 | also contains After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism | About this edition: Today's challenge to the divide between mass culture and modernism goes by the name of the postmodern.

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9781847492180 | Reprint edition (Trafalgar Square, June 1, 2012), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A lesser-known novella by one of the great masters of Russian literature, now available to English readers in a lucid translation, is presented with "Yakov Pasynkov," another story exploring the nature of love and human relations In a series of nine letters, the narrator tells his friend how he introduced Vera Nikolayevna, a married woman who had been forbidden as a child to read fiction and poetry, to the intellectual pleasures of Goethe's masterpiece.

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Product Description: One of the most exquisitely constructed novellas by Tolstoy is presented alongside The Devil, a further work exploring the powerful and destructive nature of obsession   The judge Ivan Ilyich Golovin has spent his life in the pursuit of wealth and status, devoting himself obsessively to work and often neglecting his family in the process...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans) and Leo Tolstoy

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9781847493637 | Italian edition edition (Alma Books, September 1, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: One of the most exquisitely constructed novellas by Tolstoy is presented alongside The Devil, a further work exploring the powerful and destructive nature of obsession   The judge Ivan Ilyich Golovin has spent his life in the pursuit of wealth and status, devoting himself obsessively to work and often neglecting his family in the process.

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Product Description: An entertaining parody of small-town manners and morals, this comic novella is a revelation When the aging Russian Prince, Prince K., arrives in the town of Mordasov, Marya Alexandrovna Moskaleva, a doyenne of local society life, takes him under her protection, with the aim of engineering his marriage with her 23 year old daughter Zina...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781843912088 | Hesperus Pr, February 1, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An entertaining parody of small-town manners and morals, this comic novella is a revelation When the aging Russian Prince, Prince K.
9780201884951, titled "Essential C++ for Engineers and Scientists" | Addison-Wesley, December 1, 1996, cover price $67.00 | also contains Essential C++ for Engineers and Scientists | About this edition: In less than 500 pages, Essential C++ for Engineers and Scientists zeros in on the key elements of good programming and C++, using a multitude of interesting and appropriate engineering and scientific examples.

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Product Description: The title story of this enthralling compilation spins the tale of a boy growing into adolescence whose body appears to have been taken over by a colony of ants. His diary—initially expressed in the barely literate tones of a young child—becomes more accomplished and assured as the protagonist matures and eventually begins to give way to the voice of the ruler of the anthill...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781843917144 | Hesperus Pr, January 1, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The title story of this enthralling compilation spins the tale of a boy growing into adolescence whose body appears to have been taken over by a colony of ants.

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Product Description: A bizarre and deeply disturbing account of a young man’s descent into addiction, this story brilliantly mirrors the tumultuous events of early 20th-century Russian history. Struggling with the confusion and insecurities that adolescence brings, Vadim seeks an outlet for his frustration...read more
By M. Ageyev and Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781843914327 | Hesperus Pr, August 15, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A bizarre and deeply disturbing account of a young man’s descent into addiction, this story brilliantly mirrors the tumultuous events of early 20th-century Russian history.

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Product Description: Set during the 1905 Revolution in southwest Russia, this is a bleak and uncompromising portrayal of the lives of two peasant brothers, “characters sunk so far below the average of intelligence as to be scarcely human.” With brutal honesty it reveals the pettiness, violence, and ignorance of rural farm life...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9781847491046 | Trafalgar Square, February 1, 2010, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Set during the 1905 Revolution in southwest Russia, this is a bleak and uncompromising portrayal of the lives of two peasant brothers, “characters sunk so far below the average of intelligence as to be scarcely human.

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Product Description: A 50th-anniversary Deluxe Edition of the incomparable 20th-century masterpiece of satire and fantasy, in a newly revised version of the acclaimed Pevear and Volokhonsky translation   Nothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita...read more

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9780143108276 | Deluxe edition (Penguin Classics, May 3, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A 50th-anniversary Deluxe Edition of the incomparable 20th-century masterpiece of satire and fantasy, in a newly revised version of the acclaimed Pevear and Volokhonsky translation   Nothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita.
9781847490148 | Trafalgar Square, June 15, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: As a mysterious gentleman and self-proclaimed magician arrives in Moscow, followed by a most bizarre retinue of servants, the Russian literary world is shaken to its foundations.

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Vanya Smurov is deeply attached to his mentor, Dr Stroop. Initially appalled by the discovery of Stroop's homosexual leanings, Vanya abandons him to pursue a 'normal' existence. In turn disgusted by ensuing encounters, he returns to Dr Stroop and accompanies him to Italy where he begins his real education: in the world of art and of hedonism.
By Hugh Aplin (trans) and Mikhail Kuzmin

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9780127854236, titled "Syntax and Semantics; Papers" | Academic Pr, June 1, 1975, cover price $96.00 | also contains Syntax and Semantics; Papers

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9781843914310 | Hesperus Pr, September 28, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Vanya Smurov is deeply attached to his mentor, Dr Stroop.

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Product Description: An inspired work of science fiction and a biting political allegory, Bulgakov's The Fatal Eggs tells of a brilliant scientist whose experiments with life spiral terribly—and fatefully—out of control. Quite by chance, Professor Persikov discovers a new form of light ray whose effect, when directed at living cells, is to accelerate growth in primitive organisms...read more

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9781843914112 | Reprint edition (Hesperus Pr, August 30, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An inspired work of science fiction and a biting political allegory, Bulgakov's The Fatal Eggs tells of a brilliant scientist whose experiments with life spiral terribly—and fatefully—out of control.

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Product Description: One of Tolstoy’s most exquisitely constructed novellas is presented here with The Devil, a further work exploring the powerful and destructive nature of obsession.On learning of Ivan Ilyich’s sudden demise, his former colleagues begin vying for promotion; it seems in neither life nor death has Ivan Ilyich made any lasting impression...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans) and Leo Tolstoy

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9781843911272 | Hesperus Pr, June 30, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: One of Tolstoy’s most exquisitely constructed novellas is presented here with The Devil, a further work exploring the powerful and destructive nature of obsession.

By Hugh Aplin (trans)

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9780072362824, titled "The Science and Design of Engineering Materials" | 2nd bk&cdr edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 1999), cover price $111.85 | also contains The Science and Design of Engineering Materials

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Product Description: As the turbulent years following the Russian revolution of 1917 settle down into a new Soviet reality, the brilliant and eccentric zoologist Persikov discovers an amazing ray that drastically increases the size and reproductive rate of living organisms...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans), Mikhail Bulgakov and Doris May Lessing (introduced by)

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9781843910633 | Hesperus Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: As the turbulent years following the Russian revolution of 1917 settle down into a new Soviet reality, the brilliant and eccentric zoologist Persikov discovers an amazing ray that drastically increases the size and reproductive rate of living organisms.

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