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By Mikhail Zoshchenko

The most effective traces from the intro is going whatever like "Zoshchenko is clearly a humorous author, however the total impression of his paintings is whatever yet funny." Such is quite a bit Soviet satire--especially whilst the person biography's of its authors are taken into account.

This comprises many brief tales, in addition to excerpts from his autobiographical novella "Before the solar Rises".

Victoria Kazimirovna 1
A Metropolitan Deal 12
Confession 15
What stable Are family? 17
The Aristocrat 20
The Bathhouse 23
The sufferer 26
Poverty 29
The Overshoe 32
The economic climate crusade 35
The Actor 37
Rachis [Paris] 40
The situation 42
Kitten and other people 45
The Electrician 47
The Receipt 49
M. P. Siniagin 52
A vulnerable box 74
Bathhouse and other people 78
A Romantic story 82
Poor Liza 88
An a laugh experience 93
Liaisons Dangereuses 101
Personal existence 105
My Professions 109
Love 118
On Pushkin's Anniversary 139
Houses and folks 144
Rose-Marie 147
The tale of My disease 151
A satisfied online game 155
A final Unpleasantness 159
An Instructive tale 163
Kochergd (The Poker) 166
The picture 170
The Adventures of An Ape 174
An notable occasion 181
In the Bathhouse 187
Before the solar Rises: A Novella 196

Hey humans? the place the Soviet-fiction-in-translation uploaders at?

Would like to see some/more of those authors on bibliotik:

Panteleymon Romanov | Panteleimon Romanov
Valentin Katayev | Valentin Kataev
Vyacheslav Shishkov
Mikhail Zoshchenko
Ilya and Ilf Petrov
Mikhail Koltsov
Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky

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