Ruslan and Lyudmila

Author(s): Alexander Pushkin


In order to rescue his beloved Lyudmila, who has been abducted by the evil wizard Chernomor, the warrior Ruslan faces an epic and perilous quest, encoutering a multitude of fantastic and terrifying characters along the way. The basis for Glinka's famous opera of the same name, Ruslan and Lyudmila - Pushkin's second longest poetical work - is a dramatic and ingenious retelling of Russian folklore, full of humour and irony.


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'He managed what is almost unmanageable: to offer parody and enchantment at the same time' Colm Toibin

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was a dramatist and poet, penning such influential works as Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov. He is now considered the father of modern Russian literature.

General Fields

  • : 9781847492968
  • : Alma Classics
  • : Alma Classics
  • : August 2012
  • : .7 Inches X 5.01 Inches X 7.87 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 256
  • : Alexander Pushkin
  • : Paperback
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