Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837), brilliant poet, novelist and creator of modern Russian literary language. Pushkin's works, in which the Russian soul is reflected, have been published in millions of copies and translated into dozens of world languages.
In his literary heritage a special place occupy his tales in verse, based on Russian national folklore. Pushkin's tales are an inexhaustible source or draw their subjects from the miniaturist painters of Palekh, a former center for painting icons, which became the center of the lacquer miniature.
This book brings together the most famous tales of Alexander Pushkin.
page 3 Rousslane and Lioudmila
page 61 Tale of King Saltan
page 85 Tale of the dead princess and seven knights
page 101 The Golden Rooster
page 111 Tale of fisherman and fish
page 119 Tale of the Pope and his workman bundle