Boris Godunov and Little Tragedies by Alexander Pushkin,Roger Clarke

By Alexander Pushkin,Roger Clarke

A drama of ambition, homicide, regret and retribution, Boris Godunov charts the decline of a Russian statesman, whose dynastic goals have been foiled by means of a in charge earlier and an audacious upstart. according to historical past and encouraged by means of Shakespeare, Alexander Pushkin’s bold masterwork is gifted the following in its infrequently released uncensored model of 1825.

Set in Vienna, Flanders, Madrid and London, Pushkin’s celebrated Little Tragedies – Mozart and Salieri, The Mean-Spirited Knight, The Stone visitor and A dinner party throughout the Plague – each one specialize in a protagonist’s using obsession – with prestige, cash, intercourse or risk-taking – and its devastating consequences.

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