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The Queen of Spades : Little Black Classic

The Queen of Spades : Little Black Classic

Author: Alexander Pushkin
Series: Penguin Little Black Classics
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'Hermann waited for the appointed hour like a tiger trembling for its prey.'

One of Pushkin's most popular and chilling stories, 'The Queen of Spades' tells of a young man who develops a dangerous obsession in pursuit of the wealth he craves.

One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Author description

Pushkin, Russia's greatest poet, was born in Moscow in 1799. He was exiled for his liberal views on serfdom and autocracy, but this allowed him the freedom to write some of his greatest works, including the novel in verse Eugene Onegin. He died in 1837 when he was fatally wounded in a dual.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141982908
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : January 2016
  • : 161mm X 111mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 64
  • : en
  • : Alexander Pushkin
  • : 891.723