Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk And Othe by Nikolai LeskovLady Macbeth Of Mtsensk And Othe by Nikolai Leskov

Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk And Othe

byNikolai Leskov

Paperback | October 13, 2015

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The story of a passionate young woman who escapes her stifling marriage through adultery and murder, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk is now the basis for an acclaimed new film starring Florence Pugh Nikolai Leskov is one of the most unique voices of nineteenth-century Russia, with a fascination for idiosyncratic characters, lurid crimes, comic absurdity, spirituality and the joy of pure story. This volume contains five of his greatest short tales, including the matchless masterpiece Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Translated with an introduction by David McDuff
David McDuff's translations for Penguin Classics include Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov and The Idiot, and Babel's short stories.
Title:Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk And OtheFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 1 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141396741

ISBN - 13:9780141396743

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