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The queen of spades and other stories

Title
The queen of spades and other stories / Aleksandr Pushkin ; translated from the Russian and retold by Stephen Colbourn
Author
Aleksandr S. Poesjkin
Adapter
Stephen Colbourn
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Heinemann, 1992
62 p. : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave
ISBN
0-435-27239-X

About Aleksandr S. Poesjkin

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (English: ; Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин, tr. Aleksándr Sergéyevich Púshkin, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] (listen); 6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era. He 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. His father, Sergey Lvovich Pushkin, belonged to Pushkin noble families. His maternal great-grandfather was Central-African-born general Abram Petrovich Gannibal. He published his first poem at the age…Read more on Wikipedia