Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida: Robert Chandler
THE ORIGINAL TRANSLATION BY ROBERT CHANDLER, UPDATED AND REVISED The twentieth century War and Peace, a broad portrait of an age and a searing vision of Stalinist Russia, Life and Fate is also the story of a family, the Shaposhnikovs, whose lives in the army, the gulag, a physics institute, a power station and a concentration camp are stunningly evoked, from their darkest to their most poetic moments. Judged so dangerous by the Soviet authorities that the manuscript was immediately confiscated when completed in 1960, Grossman´s masterpiece was finally smuggled into the West and published in 1980. The Vintage Classic Russians Series: Published for the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, these are must-have, beautifully designed editions of six epic masterpieces that have survived controversy, censorship and suppression to influence decades of thought and artistic expression.
Retold by Marion Palmer from the original Uncle Remus stories by Joel Chandler Harris. This audiobook is adapted from the characters and backgrounds created for the Walt Disney motion picture Song of the South and other Walt Disney adaptations of the original Uncle Remus stories. Stories include ´´Who Was Uncle Remus?´´; ´´De Tar-Baby´´; ´´Brer Terrapin´s Tug-of-War´´; ´´Brer Bear an de Bag Full of Turkeys´´; ´´Doctor Rabbit Cures de King´´; ´´Why de Cricket Fambly Lives in Chimbleys´´; ´´Brer Rabbit Rides de Fox´´; ´´Brer Fox an de Stolen Goobers´´; ´´How Craney-Crow Kept His Head´´; ´´Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, and de Well´´; ´´Brer Rabbit´s Money Machine´´; ´´Brer Rabbit and de Huckleberry Jam´´; ´´De Wuller-de-Wust´´; ´´De Moon in de Mill-Pond´´; ´´Brer Rabbit Goes A-Milkin´´´; ´´Brer Rabbit Plays Possum´´; ´´Brer Rabbit an de Gizzard-Eater´´; ´´De Whipme-Whopme Puddin´´´; ´´King Lion at de Water-Hole´´; ´´Judge Rabbit and Miss Grouse´´; ´´Brer Rabbit´s Laffin´ Place´´; ´´De Great Rabbit-Terrapin Race´´; ´´Brer Bear Ketches Mr. Bull-Frog´´; and ´´Brer Rabbit Visits de Witch.´´ Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Boris Hasanov, Oleg Fedorov, Yuliya Men. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000046/bk_zaot_000046_sample.mp3.
What will America look like at the end of the 21st century? Will it be a ´´democracy´´ ruled by radical, American liberals, an autocracy ruled by Russian communists, or a theocracy ruled by Islamic extremists? Robert Chandler poses this question in his brand-new book, Shadow World: Resurgent Russia, The New Global Left, and Radical Islam - and suggests some alarming answers. Every day, American culture is being undermined by communism, socialism, and radical Islam through seemingly benign institutions and ideologies like NGOs, the UN, liberalism, and fundamentalist sects. Sounds crazy? Not so fast. What better way to subvert America than through the institutions she relies on and the ideologies she promotes? In Shadow World, Chandler shows to devastating effect how Russian communists, leftist ideologies, and Islamic extremists are locked in a geo-political struggle for not only America, but the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alpha Trivette. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/011978/bk_adbl_011978_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Award Winning Humour. Chris Machin may think he´s just a teacher, but the bottom feeders in Aberdeen squabbling over North Sea oil and gas contracts prefer to use his code-name - Sparrow. When his garden explodes he takes flight, unleashing various forms of Scottish mayhem. More complications are added by his ex girlfriend and a sociopathic policeman whose hobbies are violence, making arrests and, best of all, combining the two. Several murders later, two wrestlers, a road trip to Inverness, a fishing trawler, a Russian factory ship, and some fragments of a postman complete the enigma of... ... The Sparrow Conundrum. Winner of the Readers´ Choice Award for Humor and Satire at Big Al´s Books and Pals 2012. Also winner of the Humor category in the 2011 Forward National Literature Awards. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stan Chandler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/031231/bk_acx0_031231_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.