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Selected Short Stories Born Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov On March 16, 1868, In Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Later Renamed In His Honor Maxim Gorky Would Learn Early The Harsh Lessons Of Life He Spent His Early Childhood In Astrakhan Where His Father Worked As A Shipping Agent, But When The Boy Was Only Five Years Old, His Father Died, And He Was Sent To Live With His Maternal Grandparents This Was Not A Happy Time For The Young Gorky As Conditions Were Poor And Often Violent At The Age Of Eight, The Boy S Grandfather Forced Him To Quit School And Apprenticed Him To Several Tradesmen Including A Shoemaker And An Icon Painter Fortunately, Gorky Also Worked As A Dishwasher On A Volga Steamer Where A Friendly Cook Taught Him To Read, And Literature Soon Became His Passion At The Age Of Twelve, Gorky Ran Away From Home And Barely Survived, Half Starving, Moving From One Small Job To The Next He Was Often Beaten By His Employers And Seldom Had Enough To Eat The Bitterness Of These Early Experiences Led Him To Choose The Name Maxim Gorky Which Means The Bitter One As His Pseudonym.

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  1. says:

    Selected Short Stories, Maxim GorkySelected Short stories Me and GorkyMy Fellow TravellerFirst LoveOne of the Kings of the RepublicMoral TeacherBeautiful FranceMasters of Lifeand 2011 24 1389 20 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

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    Anton Chekhov and Gorky 1900, Yalta Whenever I see Chekov I think of Clapton, which is rather a fab mental association.Description of the author Born Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov on March 16, 1868, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia later renamed in his honor Maxim Gorky would learn early the harsh lessons of life He spent his early childhood in Astrakhan where his father worked as a shipping agent, but when the boy was only five years old, his father died, and he was sent to live with his maternal grandparents This was not a happy time for the young Gorky as conditions were poor and often violent At the age of eight, the boy s grandfather forced him to quit school and apprenticed him to several tradesmen including a shoemaker and an icon painter Fortunately, Gorky also worked as a dishwasher on a Volga steamer where a friendly cook taught him to read, and literature soon became his passion.At the age of twelve, Gorky ran away from home and barely survived, half starving, moving from one small job to the next He was often beaten ...

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    This contains the best short story I ve ever read Twenty Six Men and One Girl Gorky s masterpiece is heartbreaking, and I love to return to it again and again Gorky s stories will make you sad, his last name, a pen name, means bitter , but you won t be able to look away.

  4. says:

    awesome..

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    Everything you read from Gorky at the end will make you a better person.

  6. says:

    From the sadness, happiness will born, i feel so sad when i read Gorky s stories, but indeed i feel as i live in his world when reading his books Selected short stories The Mother.

  7. says:

    As i am really fond of reading short stories and biographies, I found it really great book.The way of description is tremendous,different from now a days books.

  8. says:

    Maxim Gorky is my new favourite author.

  9. says:

    I like his work He s one of the best writers I ve read His work depicts realism and I could feel and cherish the moments and imagery described in his work A good writer

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