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A Hero of Our Time

Lermontov, M. Y. Author

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This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features the table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. ************ Translated by J. H. Wisdom & Marr Murray A Hero of Our Time is a short novel by Mikhail Lermontov, written in 1839 and revised in 1841. It is an example of the superfluous man novel, noted for its compelling Byronic hero (or anti-hero) Pechorin and for the beautiful descriptions of the Caucasus. There are several English translations, including one by Vladimir Nabokov in 1958. — Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. More e-Books from MobileReference - Best Books. Best Price. Best Search and Navigation (TM) All fiction books are only $0.99. All collections are only $5.99. Search for any title, enter MobileReference and keyword; for example: MobileReference ShakespeareTo view all books, click on the MobileReference link next to a book title Literary Classics: Over 4,000 complete works by Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Mark Twain, Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, Dostoevsky, Alexandre Dumas, and other authors Religion: The Illustrated King James Bible, American Standard Bible, World English Bible (Modern Translation), Mormon Church's Sacred Texts Travel Guides, Maps, and Phrasebooks: FREE 25 Language Phrasebook, New York, Paris, London, Rome, Venice, Florence, Prague, Bangkok, Greece, Portugal, Israel - Travel Guides for all major cities and national parks Medicine: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, Medical Abbreviations and Terminology, Human Nervous System, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry - Quick-Study Guides for most medical/nursing school classes Science: FREE Periodic Table of Elements, FREE Weight and Measures, Physics Formulas and Tables, Math Formulas and Tables, Statistics - Quick-Study Guides for every College class Humanities: English Grammar and Punctuation, Rhetoric and Composition, Philosophy, Psychology, Greek and Roman Mythology History: Art History, American Presidents, European History, U.S. History, American Cinema, 100 Most Influential People of All Times Health: FREE Hangover Remedy, Acupressure Guide, First Aid Guide, Diabetes Care, Asthma Care Reference: Encyclopedia - the World's Biggest English Encyclopedia. 1.5 Million Articles. CIA World Factbook - detailed info and maps for over 270 countriesSelf-Improvement: Art of Love, Cookbook, Cocktails and Drinking Games, Feng Shui, Astrology, Chess Guide

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THIS novel, known as one of the masterpieces of Russian Literature, under the title "A Hero of our Time," and already translated into at least nine European languages, is now for the first time placed before the general English Reader. The work is of exceptional interest to the student of English Literature, written as it was under the profound influence of Byron and being itself a study of the Byronic type of character. The Translators have taken especial care to preserve both the atmosphere of the story and the poetic beauty with which the Poet-novelist imbued his pages.

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In five linked episodes, Lermontov builds up the portrait of a man caught up in and expressing the sickness of his times. A marvelous novel and an early landmark in Russian literature, A Hero of Our Time served as an inspiration for many later Russian authors, including Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky.

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