Russian Essays and Stories Maurice Baring

ISBN: 9781330324257

Published: September 27th 2015

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368 pages


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Russian Essays and Stories  by  Maurice Baring

Russian Essays and Stories by Maurice Baring
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 368 pages | ISBN: 9781330324257 | 3.59 Mb

Excerpt from Russian Essays and StoriesMy Dear Evan, - This book, which you expressed a wish I should dedicate to you, consists of short essays and stories dealing entirely with Russian subjects.These essays (which deal with Russia) are in no senseMoreExcerpt from Russian Essays and StoriesMy Dear Evan, - This book, which you expressed a wish I should dedicate to you, consists of short essays and stories dealing entirely with Russian subjects.These essays (which deal with Russia) are in no sense political.

I will not go so far as to say they are uninteresting- such modesty is, as Bacon once pointed out, a gross form of boasting- besides which it is a mistake. If one underrates ones wares one is taken at ones word. I have found this out to my cost. Once when I was competing in a Civil Service Examination, and appeared as a candidate in the German viva voce, the German examiner asked me if I could speak German.Yes, a little, I answered modestly.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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