The Queen of Spades
Read Online

The Queen of Spades and,The Negro of Peter the Great ; and,Dubrovsky ; and,The Captain"s Daughter. by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin

  • 627 Want to read
  • ·
  • 68 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

Book details:

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18846205M

Download The Queen of Spades


You've subscribed to Queen of Spades Thrillers! We will preorder your items within 24 hours of when they become available. When new books are released, we'll charge your default payment method for the lowest price available during the pre-order period/5(55). Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades. Tchaikovsky's broodingly romantic thriller is a tour de force for a great tenor. He plays the terrifyingly obsessed Gherman, an unhappy soldier desperate to know a secret hidden by a mysterious old countess—the mystery of winning at cards. The Queen of Spades (Russian: «Пиковая дама»; translit. Pikovaya dama) is a short story with supernatural elements by Alexander Pushkin about human avarice. Pushkin wrote the story in autumn in Boldino and it was first published in the literary magazine Biblioteka dlya chteniya in March The story was the basis of the operas The Queen of Spades () by Pyotr Ilyich. At least that's how the story ends. This book is about chance, and the events that led to that faithful night in the Royal Casino. And here, you're introduced to the characters, and the events that led them there. This Michael Shou-Yung Shum's debut novel is based on Pushkin's short tale "The Queen of Spades"/5.

The The Queen of Spades Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Alexander Pushkin. The Queen of Spades is a short story with supernatural elements by Alexander Pushkin about human avarice. Pushkin wrote the story in autumn in Boldino a. The Queen of Spades stands at the peak of Pushkin’s achievement in prose writing. The story was popular with the general reading public at the time, particularly for its striking plot. The story. World Premiere: Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg, A work of extreme moods and colors, The Queen of Spades explores life’s frivolities as well as the darkest impulses of obsession, addiction, madness, and self-destruction. The gripping plot is set against the vast elegance and macabre allure of St. Petersburg, which functions almost as a character itself.

The Queen of Spades () Translated by H. Twitchell. I. There was a card party at the rooms of Narumov of the Horse Guards. The long winter night passed away imperceptibly, and it was five. The Queen of Spades. 61 likes. This page is for entertainment purposes lemoisduvinnaturel.comers: Jul 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Queen of Spades, and other stories Contents: Biography of Pushkin -- The queen of spades -- The pistol shot -- The snowstorm -- The undertaker -- The postmaster -- The lady rustic -- Kirdjali -- The history of the village of Gorohina -- Peter the Great's negro. This summary of The Queen Of Spades includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included! We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important.