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Rosamund Bartlett

Rosamund Bartlett

·4.06·2,264 Ratings
“ Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others' faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear. ” ― Rumi
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  • A Life in Letters

    ·4.35·193 Ratings
    From his teenage years in provincial Russia to his premature death in 1904, Anton Chekhov wrote thousands of letters to a wide range of correspondents. This fascinating new selection tells Chekhov's story as a man and a writer through affectionate bulleti
  • About Love and Other Stories

    ·4.15·454 Ratings
    Raymond Carver called Anton Chekhov "the greatest short story writer who has ever lived." This unequivocal verdict on Chekhov's genius has been echoed many times by writers as diverse as Katherine Mansfield, Somerset Maugham, John Cheever and Tobias Wolf.
  • A Journey to the End of the Russian Empire

    ·3.34·154 Ratings
    THE BLEAK SIBERIAN WILDERNESS, 1890The ship had run aground. But lucky chance the Herald was also stranded -- with a band on board, so there was an excellent party. This was a high point of Chekhov's great journey through Russia's wilderness. He was to sh
  • Tolstoy: A Russian Life

    ·4.14·329 Ratings
    A hundred years ago in November 1910 Count Leo Tolstoy died on a remote Russian railway station, attended by the world's media, taken ill as he was finally attempting to escape his decadent (as he saw it), aristocratic family life.Tolstoy has been univers
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