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Tag: Valentin Kataev

The Bookshelf: The Cottage in the Steppe

A few days later exams began. It cost Motya and her mother a good deal of work to clean and .....

The Bookshelf: Skeleton

It’s terrible, say what you like, it’s terrible,” Auntie said at dinner. She put down the ladle and pressed her .....

The Bookshelf: The Rendezvous

It is hard to think how Petya would have got through the following day if the watering of the orchard .....

The Bookshelf: What is Red

Petya woke up in the middle of the night and saw Vasily Petrovich sitting at his desk in his shirtsleeves. .....

The Bookshelf: Istanbul

The biggest impression of those first days was the sight of the open sea. For a day and two nights, .....

Unhappy love for Suok and other vicissitudes of the Odessa intellectual Yuri Olesha

Yuri Olesha is a very controversial and tragic figure in literature. Although the first books written and lifted him to .....

15 thoughts of Valentin Kataev about everything in the world

The famous phrase that Valentin Petrovich Kataev is a world famous writer is certainly true. But these are dry, general .....

Osip Shor: the story of the real prototype of the great schemer

Many knows about Ostap Bender. And it is known that this collective character, but there was still a prototype. His .....