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Classics/modern classics Kapitanskaia Dochka

  • By A S Pushkin
  • Price: £11.95
  • ISBN: 9785699366286
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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The Captain's Daughter.

Pushkin's version of the historical novel in the style of Walter Scott, this final prose work also reflects his fascination with and research into Russian history of the 18th century. During the reign of Catherine the Great, the young Grinev sets out for his new career in the army and en route performs an act of kindness by giving his warm coat to a man freezing in a blizzard. This action reaps its reward when he subsequently finds himself caught up in the rebellion headed by the infamous, and strangely familiar, Pugachev. Rivalry with a fellow officer for the affections of Captain Mironov's daughter further complicates Grinev's affairs, and ultimately it is only an appeal by Masha Mironova, the eponymous captain's daughter, to the Empress herself that can unravel a tangled web.

Title details

Series Classics/modern classics Title Kapitanskaia Dochka
Subject Russian Language Russian
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date January 2010 Authors A S Pushkin
Binding Hardback Pages 506
Size(mm) 136x207 Weight (gms) 410
ESB Code 45353 ISBN 9785699366286
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £11.95


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