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    • The Pit

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Sky Wildmist
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
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    Alexander Kuprin prefaced his novel The Pit about the lives of early 20th century Russian prostitutes as follows, "I know many people will find this novel amoral and inappropriate, but nevertheless I dedicated it from the bottom of my heart to mothers and young people" Indeed, the novel's publication was followed by an explosion of outrage. The "good" society accused Kuprin of slander and forever exiled him from its sitting rooms, charity auctions, and holiday balls. Progressive intellecutals winced and shuddered, but could not help admitting Kuprin had a point.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • The Dead Mountaineer Hotel

    • By: Arkady Strugatski, Maria K. - translator, Boris Strugatski
    • Narrated by: Cory Thomas Hutcheson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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    Inspector Peter Glebski thinks he is on vacation. Instead, he ends up embroiled in the strangest murder case of his long career. 

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    • Old-Fashioned Narratives: Volume One

    • By: Vladimir Odoyevsky, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Tony Cleary
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
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    Society gossip and life in the slum, life's tragedies and comedies, the sacred, the profane, the admirable, the ridiculous, and much more - mixed thoroughly and presented for your listening pleasure by one of the most delightful old gossips of Russian literature, Vladimir Odoyevsky. 

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    • Ashik-Kerib

    • By: Mikhail Lermontov, Maria K - translator
    • Narrated by: David Sweeney-Bear
    • Length: 21 mins
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    The lore and everyday life of the Caucasus Region had a great impact on Mikhail Lermontov's work. In addition to serious, profound pieces with very clear Caucasus influence, like "The Hero of Our Time" and "Demon", he offers up this very traditional and slightly mischievous tale of a wandering minstrel in search of happiness. 

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    • Indian Tale About Four Deaf Men

    • By: Vladimir Odoyevsky, Maria K - translator
    • Narrated by: Gene Blake
    • Length: 17 mins
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    An old and insightful tale, Indian Tale About Four Deaf Men holds up surprisingly well in the modern context.

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    • A Strange Incident

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Craig Bowles
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Be careful what you wish for when you say you want someone to love you to death. Such is the warning by Alexander Kuprin, issued in this beautifully written and poignant story.

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    • Unforgettable Stories

    • By: Vitaliy Bianki, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Harriet Seed
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    A set of fascinating tales on various aspects of nature - ruthless, strange, puzzling, yet invariably beautiful and captivating. 

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    • Upon a Cloudy Shore

    • By: Alexander Grin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Kirk Strickland
    • Length: 46 mins
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    "Upon a Cloudy Shore" is a strange and fascinating tale about human relationships, greed, honor, and commitment, written in Alexander Grin's typical beautifully fanciful style. 

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    • Everyday Magic

    • By: Nikolai Leskov, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Brian Rideout
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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    From Egypt to a Russian village to the mountains of Eastern Europe and back, one of the old-fashioned gentlemen of Russian literature, Nikolai Leskov, takes his listeners on a journey of spirit, mind, and imagination. 

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    • Russian Collection for Kids - Volume Four

    • By: Maria K. - translator, Various authors, Marissa Maitland - editor
    • Narrated by: Riya Aarini
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
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    The fourth installment of Russian Collection for Kids features stories that begin in everyday life and end in magic. Their main characters are children - boys and girls thrown into tough circumstances and having to test the limits of their courage and ingenuity to solve problems without grown-up help. 

    Regular price: £13.79

    • The Man Who Found His Face

    • By: Alexander Belyaev, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Skyler Morgan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
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    Antonio Presto had everything - fame, fortune, and prestige. And yet, through a terrible whim of nature, he could not have what he most wanted - ordinary human happiness. One day, he decided to change it all by appealing to one of the strangest physicians available. 

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    • One for the Ladies

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Valerie Paul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
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     A beautiful collection of female archetypes from the author of The Garnet Bracelet and Sulamyth.

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    • The Blue Star

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reichert
    • Length: 33 mins
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    A fairy tale for grownups, Alexander Kuprin's lovely The Blue Star is a wonderful study in human perception. 

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Russian Collection for Kids - Volume Two

    • By: Various Authors, Virginia Woods Roberts - editor, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Riya Aarini
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
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    The first installment of the Russian Collection for Kids series includes stories of strange creatures and fascinating journeys through unlikely places. Volume two invites its young listeners to visit with all sorts of animals and to explore different professions. 

    Regular price: £13.79