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Anne Garrels' Putin Country: A Journey into The Real Russia | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In Putin Country, Garrels crafts an intimate portrait of Middle Russia. Garrels sympathetically charts an ongoing identity crisis. Correcting the misconceptions of Putin’s supporters and critics alike, Garrels’s portrait of Russia’s silent majority is both essential and engaging reading at a time when cold war tensions are resurgent.
Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The Romanovs 1613 - 1918 | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all?This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition.
Марья Моревна
Price: Free! Words: 30,200. Language: Russian. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
В некотором царстве, в некотором государстве... Сказ о Марье Моревне, деве с холодным сердцем и большой мечтой.
A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man
Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
«A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man» is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Sort of. The quest is to guess the YM's family name...
RUSKIE: Beers, Bears & Babushkas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Ruskie: Beers, Bears & Babushkas is a book about Russian Business, Culture and Affairs that captures what is is really like to live and work in Russia. Seen from the eyes of a British entrepreneur, Matthew Francis gives an account of Russia, the likes of which you will not find in the press.
TriPsyX. Book 1: ParaEmpathy
Series: TriPsyx, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: Russian. Published: October 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
TriPsyX - a book about creativity. In TriPsyX creativity is considered as a treatment for congenital empathy, as an attempt to escape from reality into a world of contrived, as a way of spiritual guerrilla war on its own territory with the accumulated subconscious phobias and fears. Crazy book, novel phantasmagoria. Pages permeated madness. And madness, as you know, is contagious. Language: Rus
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director, A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union, Part I - Through Hunger and War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 134,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An inside look into Jewish life in Communist Russia. A true story with heartache and human insight worthy of fiction. Motherland implies as much as it says, as it takes you through communism, antisemitism, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, and everyday realities of Russian life. It shows that faith, honesty, and determination can shine despite hunger, war, betrayal, and persecution.