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By Mikhail Zoshchenko

The best traces from the intro is going anything like "Zoshchenko is clearly a humorous author, however the total impression of his paintings is something yet funny." Such is rather a lot Soviet satire--especially while 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 sunlight Rises".

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