The Maxim Gorky MEGAPACK

61 Classic Novels and Stories
Product Number: EB00786202
Released: Nov 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781479436439
Publisher: Wildside Press
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Alexei Maximovich Peshkov (1868–1936), primarily known as Maxim (or Maksim) Gorky, was a Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist. Around fifteen years before success as a writer, he frequently changed jobs and roamed across the Russian Empire; these experiences would later influence his writing. Gorky's most famous works were The Lower Depths (1902), Twenty-six Men and a Girl, The Song of the Stormy Petrel, The Mother, Summerfolk and Children of the Sun. He had an association with fellow Russian writers Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov; Gorky would later write his memoirs on both of them. Gorky was active with the emerging Marxist social-democratic movement. He publicly opposed the Tsarist regime, and for a time closely associated himself with Vladimir Lenin and Alexander Bogdanov's Bolshevik wing of the party. For a significant part of his life, he was exiled from Russia and later the Soviet Union. In 1932, he returned to Russia on Joseph Stalin's personal invitation and died in June 1936. This volume includes 61 classic novels and stories: MAXIME GORKY, by Ivan Strannik INTRODUCTION, by G.K. Chesterton CREATURES THAT ONCE WERE MEN TWENTY-SIX MEN AND A GIRL CHELKASH MY FELLOW-TRAVELLER ON A RAFT TWENTY-SIX AND ONE TCHELKACHE MALVA THROUGH RUSSIA THE BIRTH OF A MAN THE ICEBREAKER GUBIN NILUSHKA THE CEMETERY ON A RIVER STEAMER A WOMAN IN A MOUNTAIN DEFILE KALININ THE DEAD MAN RUSSIA AND THE JEWS ANTON CHEKHOV: FRAGMENTS OF RECOLLECTIONS THE MAN WHO WAS AFRAID MOTHER (Part I) MOTHER (Part II) ONE AUTUMN NIGHT HER LOVER THE SPY, by Maxim Gorky THE OUTCASTS THE AFFAIR OF THE CLASPS THE CONFESSION ORLOFF AND HIS WIFE KONOVALOFF THE KHAN AND HIS SON THE EXORCISM MEN WITH PASTS THE INSOLENT MAN VARENKA OLESOFF COMRADES MAN AND THE SIMPLON AN UNWRITTEN SONATA SUN AND SEA LOVE OF LOVERS HEARTS AND CREEDS THE TRAITOR'S MOTHER THE FREAK THE MIGHT OF MOTHERHOOD A MESSAGE FROM THE SEA THE HONOUR OF THE VILLAGE THE SOCIALIST THE HUNCHBACK ON THE STEAMER THE PROFESSOR THE PoeT THE WRITER THE MAN WITH A NATIONAL FACE THE LIBERAL THE JEWS AND THEIR FRIENDS HARD TO PLEASE PASSIVE RESISTANCE MAKING A SUPERMAN IN THE WORLD

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Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: Dec 09, 2017

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