Book List in Order:4 titles

  • THIS UNDERAPPRECIATED GEM OF A NOVEL by one of Russia‚Äôs finest writers explores some of the thorniest issues of the early twentieth century. An absent-minded professor and a glamorous yet bumbling spy struggle over a powerful secret formula in this...


  • The Silver Dove, published four years before Bely's masterpiece Petersburg, is considered the first modern Russian novel. Breaking with Russian realism, and a pioneering Symbolist work, its vividly drawn characters, elemental landscapes, and rich sty...


  • One of the most important works of twentieth-century Russian prose, Kotik Letaev, the great symbolist novel of childhood, depicts the emergence of consciousness and its development into self-consciousness in a Russian boy growing up among the Moscow ...


  • Taking place over a short, turbulent period in 1905, Petersburg is a colourful evocation of Russia's capital - a kaleidoscope of images and impressions, an eastern window on the west, a symbol of the ambiguities and paradoxes of the Russian character...