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Peasant Tales of Russia

Peasant Tales of Russia by Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko
By: (1845-1936)

Collection of Russian peasant tales:
"The Deserted Mine" - The key to saving the trapped miners is held by a man who hasn't spoken a word in 10 years.
"Mahmoud's Family" - Escaping prisoners of war should be shot, but Mahmoud has a family.
"A Misunderstanding" - A young woman seeks escape from her past, in a convent.
"The Luck of Ivan the Forgetful" - An incorrigible criminal escapes from a sentence of hard labor to find freedom and perhaps a kind of redemption in the forest.

First Page:

[Illustration: [Russian font: B. N. Nemirovitch Dantchenko.]]

PEASANT TALES OF RUSSIA

BY

V. I. NEMIROVITCH DANTCHENKO

TRANSLATED BY

CLAUD FIELD, M.A. Editor of "Jewish Legends of the Middle Ages."

[Illustration: [ Frontispiece.

"Holding his torch high, Ivan skirted the precipice."]

[Illustration]

PEASANT TALES OF RUSSIA

[Illustration]

LONDON: ROBERT SCOTT ROXBURGHE HOUSE PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C.

All rights reserved

MCMXVII

CONTENTS

PAGE

THE DESERTED MINE 3

MAHMOUD'S FAMILY 61

A MISUNDERSTANDING 91

THE LUCK OF IVAN THE FORGETFUL 129

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE

"Holding his torch high, Ivan skirted the precipice" Frontispiece

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