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Recommended books (17)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Europe Challenge" were written by authors from Russia. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

11.

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov EN

Rating: 4.6     19 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) From the Hardcover edition.
Genre Satire
Recommended: 01 Jul 2022

12.

The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia EN

Rating: 3     13 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Just released from a mental hospital, Galina, a young translator and recovering schizophrenic, doesn't quite believe her eyes when her pregnant sister abruptly gives birth and changes into a fleeing jackdaw. Yet others across the city witness similar transformations, including Yakov, a neighborhood detective assigned to investigate a disturbing epidemic of missing-person cases. When street artist Fyodor stumbles on a surprising clue to the avian mystery, Galina and Yakov follow him through a magic portal visible only in window reflections and into an underground world of forgotten misfits and ... continue
Recommended: 09 Apr 2022

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There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya EN

Rating: 3     12 Votes
Country: Asia / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Love stories, with a twist, by Russia’s preeminent contemporary fiction writer—the author of the prizewinning memoir about growing up in Stalinist Russia, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel By turns sly and sweet, burlesque and heartbreaking, these realist fables of women looking for love are the stories that Ludmilla Petrushevskaya—who has been compared to Chekhov, Tolstoy, Beckett, Poe, Angela Carter, and even Stephen King—is best known for in Russia. Here are attempts at human connection, both depraved and sublime, by people across the life span: one-night stands in communal apartments, poign... continue
Recommended: 01 Nov 2022

14.

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy EN

Rating: 4     4 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy’s genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle—all of them fully realized and equally memorable. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual’s place in the historical process, one that makes it clear why Thomas Mann praised Tolstoy for his Homeric powers and placed War and ... continue
Recommended: 24 Apr 2022

15.

We by Yevgeny Zamyatin EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Recommended: 26 Jan 2023

16.

We the Living by Ayn Rand EN

Rating: 4.5     16 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Traces the impact of the Russian Revolution on three people who try to challenge the new regime
Genre
Recommended: 15 Jul 2022

17.

White Nights by Fyodor Dostoyevsky EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
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Recommended: 06 Oct 2022


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