King Kojata is a Slavonic fairy tale. A king and a queen had no children. One day, the king was travelling and grew thirsty. He found a spring with a cup floating in it. He did not succeed at trying to grab the cup: it always evaded his hands. When he dropped to drink directly, a creature in the well grabbed his beard and would not free him until he promised to give it something he knew nothing about, and which he would find on his return home. As for the story of ´´King Frost´´: a daughter-in-law is left to die by her father, because of the wickedness of his new wife. She meets the King of Frost, who makes her colder, and colder, to see whether she can sustain it... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Katie Haigh. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/cids/001600/bk_cids_001600_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Orson Welles, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Michael Redgrave present a collection of classic Russian fiction including ´´The Overcoat´´, ´´The Queen of Spades´´, and ´´A Day in the Country.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Orson Welles, Laurence Olivier. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/slnd/000246/bk_slnd_000246_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A brilliant collection of short stories by some of Russia´s best writers: 1. ´´Twenty-Six Men and a Girl´´ by Maxim Gorky 2. ´´The Queen of Spades´´ by Alexander Pushkin 3. ´´The Honest Thief´´ by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 4. ´´The Long Exile´´ by Count Leo Tolstoy 5. ´´The Self-Sacrificing Rabbit´´ by Nicolai Schedrin 6. ´´Comrades´´ by Maxim Gorky 7. ´´A Candle´´ by Count Leo Tolstoy 8. ´´The Nose´´ by Nikolai Gogo 9. ´´The Encased Man´´ by Anton Chekhov 10. ´´The Pistol Shot´´ by Alexander Pushkin 11. ´´The Chorus Girl´´ by Anton Chekhov 12. ´´The Old Verger´´ by Vladimir Korolenko 13. ´´The Three Hermits´´ by Count Leo Tolstoy 14. ´´The Ghost of the Engineers’ Castle´´ by Nikolai Leskov 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Dobson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redd/000372/bk_redd_000372_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book contains stories by the great Russian writer Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826 - 1889). These satirical tales present a phantasmagoric image of Russian society of the 19th century. 1. Russian. Dmitry Savin. http://samples.audible.de/bk/agen/000089/bk_agen_000089_sample.mp3.
This auiobook contains short stories by the outstanding Austrian writer Stefan Zweig (1881-1942). Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Arina Lanskaya. http://samples.audible.de/bk/agen/000122/bk_agen_000122_sample.mp3.
30 Russian Short Stories for Complete BeginnersOne of the smartest ways to improve fluency is to listen to stories in your chosen language. Finding appropriate literature can be tough when you’re just starting out, but this collection of 30 short stories is a fun and entertaining way of learning Russian vocabulary and grammar. Each story is a very quick listen without overwhelming you. Crafted for beginners, this is ideal for newcomers who are trying to approach fluency in a natural way.Rapidly Learn New Vocabulary These stories will help you learn how Russian is commonly spoken and conveyed with natural dialogues and expressions.Grasp the GrammarEach story has a mixture of simple dialogue, descriptive sentences, and everything in-between. This allows you to pick up how sentences are commonly written/spoken along with how to describe scenery, items, and people, giving you an overall and detailed way of understanding the language.Reading and Listening SkillsEach story is short, giving you an engaging yet simple story that you can quickly listen to. You can follow along and understand how each word is said and how the sentences should be read. This is narrated by a native Russian speaker, ensuring every inflection is correct.With this audiobook, you will get a PDF to help you read along and see the written vocabulary.If you want to improve your fluency as quickly and naturally as possible, then this audiobook is ideal. Not only that, but each story is interesting, and you can listen to them in a matter of minutes.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sergei Puriushin, Emma Lanners. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149976/bk_acx0_149976_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This collection of short stories includes the works of three famous American writers who contributed a great deal to world literature. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Brent Bredli. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000012/bk_zaot_000012_sample.mp3.
The book contains a cycle of stories for children about the dogs Milton and Bulka, and the legend of the elder Fyodor Kuzmich, who was buried in place of the Emperor Alexander I. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Dmitry Savin. http://samples.audible.de/bk/agen/000101/bk_agen_000101_sample.mp3.
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.