A.D Miller s Snowdrops is a riveting psychological drama that unfolds over the course of one Moscow winter, as a thirty something Englishman s moral compass is spun by the seductive opportunities revealed to him by a new Russia a land of hedonism and desperation, corruption and kindness, magical d

War and Peace

In Russia s struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind Greater than a historical chronicle, War and Peace is an affirmation of life itself, a complete picture , as a contemporary reviewer put it, of everything in which people find their happiness and greatness, their

Anna Karenina

Acclaimed by many as the world s greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in all of literature Anna is a sophisticated woman wh

Heart of a Dog

Mikhail Bulgakov s absurdist parable of the Russian Revolution n nA world famous Moscow professor rich, successful, and violently envied by his neighbors befriends a stray dog and resolves to achieve a daring scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a dead

Dog Boy

A vivid, riveting novel about an abandoned boy who takes up with a pack of feral dogs Two million children roam the streets in late twentieth century Moscow A four year old boy named Romochka, abandoned by his mother and uncle, is left to fend for himself Curious, he follows a stray dog to its h

Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin s novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself