In the Shadow of the Storm

n As World War II approaches, two families run for their lives and for the future of all they hold dear n1930 As raids and violent arrests sweep through their Crimean village, two families are forced to make desperate choices in order to keep themselves and their hope alive.The Pfeiffers get out

Mātes piens

Noras Ikstenas rom ns M tes piens aptver laika posmu no Otr pasaules kara beig m un v sta par triju paaud u sievie u likte iem, bet v st juma centr ir 20 gadsimta 70 un 80 gadi Visu rom na tekstu caurau atteik an s no v ra un t va, no sap iem un iecer m, no darba un uzskatiem, no draugiem

Metro 2035 (Metro, #3)

World War Three wiped out the humankind The planet is empty now Huge cities became dust and ashes Railroads are being eaten by rust Abandoned satellites hang lonely on the orbit Radio is mute on all the frequencies n nThe only survivors of the last war were those who made it into the gates of t

Baba Dunjas letzte Liebe

Baba Dunja ist eine Tschernobyl Heimkehrerin Wo der Rest der Welt nach dem Reaktorungl ck die tickenden Geigerz hler und die strahlenden Waldfr chte f rchtet, baut sich die ehemalige Krankenschwester mit Gleichgesinnten ein neues Leben auf Wasser gibt es aus dem Brunnen, Elektrizit t an guten Tage

The Guardian of Lies

The top ten bestselling author Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Survivors 1953, the South of France The fragile peace between the West and Soviet Russia hangs on a knife edge And one family has been torn a

Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands

No, no, I ve got your word for it, I ve got to die you promised me you told me n nTurgenev s accounts of hunting in rural Russia, and the extraordinary characters he meets there n n Introducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin s 80th birthday Little Black Classics celebrate t

Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature

Life lessons from Russian Literature As Viv Groskop knows from personal experience, everything that has ever happened to a person has already happened in the Russian classics from not being sure what to do with your life Anna Karenina , to being hopelessly in love with someone who doesn t love you

Red Russia

Among the many things Peter doesn t know, he doesn t know he s an archetype, the Prince of Coins incarnate He doesn t know his fianc is a fortune teller either He doesn t know Russian culture, politics, or language, but he does know American business And he knows his fianc speaks Russian He th

Crime and Punishment

Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law But as he embarks on a dangerous game

Anna Karenina

Acclaimed by many as the world s greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in all of literature Anna is a sophisticated woman wh

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov is a murder mystery, a courtroom drama, and an exploration of erotic rivalry in a series of triangular love affairs involving the wicked and sentimental Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov and his three sons the impulsive and sensual Dmitri the coldly rational Ivan and the healthy,

The Master and Margarita

The first complete, annotated English Translation of Mikhail Bulgakov s comic masterpiece n nAn audacious revision of the stories of Faust and Pontius Pilate, The Master and Margarita is recognized as one of the essential classics of modern Russian literature The novel s vision of Soviet life in the

War and Peace

In Russia s struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind Greater than a historical chronicle, War and Peace is an affirmation of life itself, a complete picture , as a contemporary reviewer put it, of everything in which people find their happiness and greatness, their