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    • The Garnet Bracelet

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Mary Lehnert
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    One of the most beautiful and poignant stories by the great Alexander Kuprin - a story of tragic love, truly unlike any other. 

    Non-member price: $9.68

    • The Blessed South

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Virginia Ferguson
    • Length: 36 mins
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    The Blessed South lies somewhere between a travel diary and a poetic sketchbook. With his usual skill, Alexander Kuprin lends the air of romance even to the most mundane scenes and situations, inviting the listener to be captivated and enjoy.

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • Human Types

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Virginia Ferguson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
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    Having traveled much and tried his hand at many jobs, Alexander Kuprin ran into all sorts of people over the course of his tumultuous life. Human Types is a selection of sketches from the vast gallery of portraits he had created as part of his writing.  

    Non-member price: $20.83

    • Life Is a Circus

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Nathan E. Bradshaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
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    Various aspects of love, life, and death, set against the circus background.

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    • The Pit

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Sky Wildmist
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
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    Alexander Kuprin prefaced his novel The Pit about the lives of early 20th century Russian prostitutes as follows, "I know many people will find this novel amoral and inappropriate, but nevertheless I dedicated it from the bottom of my heart to mothers and young people" Indeed, the novel's publication was followed by an explosion of outrage. The "good" society accused Kuprin of slander and forever exiled him from its sitting rooms, charity auctions, and holiday balls. Progressive intellecutals winced and shuddered, but could not help admitting Kuprin had a point.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Of Men and Women

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Mike Kuhlman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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    Of Men and Women is an anthology of short stories by the great Russian writer Alexander Kuprin focusing on various types of relationships between the two genders. Traditional marriages, friendships, obsessions, submissions, and much more - brought to life through the exquisite writing of a true literary master. 

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Demir-Kaia

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Kirk Strickland
    • Length: 9 mins
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     A short, thought-provoking tale picked up by the author during his many travels, Demir-Kaia leaves the listener with some questions about ethics, mercy, and redemption that are still applicable today. 

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • A Strange Incident

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Craig Bowles
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Be careful what you wish for when you say you want someone to love you to death. Such is the warning by Alexander Kuprin, issued in this beautifully written and poignant story.

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    • Infatuation

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Virginia Ferguson
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Russian literature is not normally associated with short form. So, here is a delicious little miniature from the master of storytelling Alexander Kuprin, a tiny slice of life, skillfully presented and highly engaging. 

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • The Star of Solomon

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Jim Spring
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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    So many dream of limitless power and fulfillment of all wishes. Wise men, alchemists and philosophers spend decades looking for this great secret. What would they say, if they discovered that the ultimate prize they so desperately pursued ended up falling into the hands of the least likely individual? 

    Non-member price: $20.83

    • People and Things

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Liz Krane
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    Can an ordinary object - a watch, a piece of furniture, or an old rug - change the course of one's life? "Listen and find out" suggests an underappreciated master of Russian classical literature, Alexander Kuprin. 

    Non-member price: $9.68

    • One for the Ladies

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Valerie Paul
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
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     A beautiful collection of female archetypes from the author of The Garnet Bracelet and Sulamyth.

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    • The Blue Star

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Maria K. - translator
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reichert
    • Length: 33 mins
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    A fairy tale for grownups, Alexander Kuprin's lovely The Blue Star is a wonderful study in human perception. 

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • Crimson Blood

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Kirk Strickland
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    A Goya painting come to life, Crimson Blood offers a larger-than-life portrayal of a Spanish bullfight in all its glorious, vibrant, cruel, gory, and ecstatic details.

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    • Sulamyth

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
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    Come away to ancient Jerusalem in the time of King Solomon - a city of great splendor and great squalor, of many gods and goddesses, of paupers and kings. Behold the beating heart of the Middle East, whose economic and political affairs reach far and wide and impact lands hundreds of miles away. Barbarism and wisdom. Lust and love. The most senseless violence and the most exquisite wisdom. All are joined together in Alexander Kuprin's brilliant Sulamyth.

    Non-member price: $9.68

    • Granatovyy braslet

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Yury Yakovlev
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    "Granatovyy braslet" - radiopostanovka po odnoimennomu romanu.

    Non-member price: $5.44

    • Stories About Animals [Russian Edition]

    • By: Alexander Kuprin, Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Ilya Bobylev, Denis Nekrasov, Veronika Kakhhe
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
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    Izdanie soderzhit znamenitye proizvedenija o zhivotnyh krupnejshih russkih pisatelej: L. N. Tolstogo, A. P. Chehova, A. I. Kuprina. Dobrye, ostrosjuzhetnye, liricheskie, proizvedenija pokazyvajut krasotu, blagorodstvo, otvagu, beskorystnuju vernost' zhivotnyh. Oni napolneny ljubov'ju k "brat'jam nashim men'shim". Sozdannye velikimi pisateljami, sochetajushhie velikolepnyj jazyk i zanimatel'nyj sjuzhet, rasskazy izdanija interesny vzroslym i detjam. Oni delajut svoih chitatelej dobree i mudree.

    Non-member price: $10.16

    • The Last Knight [Russian Edition]

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Vadim Maksimov
    • Length: 42 mins
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    Izdanie soderzhit rasskaz Aleksandra Kuprina "Poslednie rycari" iz armejskoj prozy pisatelja. V rasskaze "Poslednie rycari" Aleksandr Kuprin okunulsja v rodnuju emu stihiju armejskih voennyh budnej, no ne dlja togo, chtoby vostorgat'sja imi, a dlja togo, chtoby eshhe raz rezko osudit' kar'erizm, tupoumie i bezdarnost' generaliteta i shtabnyh carskih oficerov.

    Non-member price: $5.08

    • The Pit [Russian Edition]

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Vadim Maksimov
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
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    Izdanie soderzhit povest' Aleksandra Kuprina "Jama". Bol'shoj master, vpervye v russkoj literature, opisal zhizn' publichnogo doma, jarko i zhestoko, nichego ne priglazhivaja. V Jamskoj slobode (nazyvaemoj prosto "Jama") nekotorogo juzhnogo goroda na Bol'shoj i Maloj Jamskih ulicah sushhestvuet rjad otkrytyh publichnyh domov. Rech' idjot o zavedenii Anny Markovny Shojbes, kotoroe bylo ne iz shikarnyh, no i ne iz nizkosortnyh...

    Non-member price: $10.16

    • Inquiry [Russian Edition]

    • By: Alexander Kuprin
    • Narrated by: Vadim Maksimov
    • Length: 38 mins
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    Izdanie soderzhit rasskaz Aleksandra Kuprina "Doznanie" iz armejskoj prozy pisatelja. Istorija krazhi soldatom-tatarinom pary golenishh i 37 kopeek den'gami. Podporuchik Kozlovskij, kotoryj byl naznachen proizvodit' doznanie, byl molodym oficerom, kotoryj smushhalsja pered svidetelem, starym fel'dfebelem, i pered svoej zadachej. Nastojashhih ulik protiv tatarina ne bylo, no Kozlovskij hotel proizvesti doznanie po forme, t.e. poluchit' soznanie obvinjaemogo.

    Non-member price: $5.08

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