On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of Russian literature.

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.  Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin was born into Russian nobility in Moscow.

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25 Books Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

25 Books Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol (Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, translators)

Doctor Zhivago Infographic | Course Hero

Zhivago Infographic to help you understand everything about the book. Visually learn all about the , themes, and Boris Pasternak.

A colorful nine-volume set of classic works by Russia’s most celebrated writers with custom jackets designed and printed by Juniper Books.

Russian Literature Classics Books Sets

10 Wonderful Russian Novels You Probably Haven't Read

10 Wonderful Russian Novels You Probably Haven’t Read

"Fiction-writing in Russia has always been serious business. In a society without freedom, the great writers were the truth-tellers, the voice of the voiceless, and the conscience of a nation—“a second government,” as Alexander Solzhenitsyn once put it. Each of the ten works of fiction below is an acknowledged classic of Russian literature."

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

Booktopia has Eugene Onegin, Penguin Classics by Alexander Pushkin. Buy a discounted Paperback of Eugene Onegin online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Read this so long ago. It's best digested with some knowledge of pre-Soviet Russian culture and history.

How well do you know Russian literature?

[ Doctor Zhivago ] Boris Pasternak Doctor Zhivago Extract: It seemed as if these tear-drenched words clung together of thems.

I love Russian literature, I love Russian historical novels, Stachniak's book has not disappointed. Stayed up til 2am each night while camping in a tent in the rain at Airlie Beach with the children's soft breathing as background noise. Best holiday ever.

The Winter Palace (A novel of the young Catherine the Great) by Eva Stachniak

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Alexander Sozhenitsyn- anyone who forgets that Salim killed more than Hitler should pick this up. Horrifying.

One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Nobel Prize in Literature

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