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Dostoyevsky Report Abuse
He is the founder or precursor of 20th-century existentialism and he describes his characters in a psychological perspective. He surprised me with his wonderful books like Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, The Gambler, The Gambler and many others.
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Crime and Punishment is a great read by a great author.
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Chekhov Report Abuse
He considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. We know him for the plays: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard and many others.
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wrote simply insurpassable short stories (ahead of Maupassant)
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Tolstoy Report Abuse
He wrote about life and about reality of the society from his time and he is regarded as among the greatest of novelists. He is known for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina, for his The Kreutzer Sonata.
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Gogol Report Abuse
This is my favorite russian writer for his realistic characters from his books. Who doesn't hear about Dead Souls, his novel Taras Bulba, the play The Inspector-General, the short story The Overcoat and many other stories.
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Pushkin Report Abuse
One of the greatest russian poet, he wrote many romantic poems who celebrate love, dramatic facts and world's satire. I love his masterpieces like poem The Bronze Horseman and the drama The Stone Guest, the inspired poem Ruslan and Lyudmila and his opera,Eugene Onegin.
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She is one of the most noted female Russian poets.
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