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Левша Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIEscrita al modo de un cuento tradicional ruso, y dotada de una comicidad, de un descaro y de una frescura inigualables, esta nouvelle, cuyo t tulo completo podr a ser traducido como Relato sobre el zurdo bizco de Tula y la pulga de acero es todo un cl sico de la literatura occidentalCuando el Zar Alejandro visita Inglaterra acompa ado de su fiel general, el cosaco del Don Platov, los ingleses, para impresionarle, le regalan un min sculo aut mata, una m quina prodigiosa, que solo puede ser contemplada si se mira a trav s de un microscopio una pulga de acero mec nica, que cuando se le da cuerda, efect a un danse Espoleados por el af n de competencia, los rusos se proponen encontrar al artesano que sea capaz de construir una pulga igual, para as demostrar a los ingleses de lo que los rusos son capaces Hasta que, tras una b squeda por toda Rusia, aparece el Zurdo , el prodigiodo artesano bizco de Tula.


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  1. Ilse Ilse says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIIn those days everything had to be done just right and very fast, so as not to lose a minute that might be useful to Russia The Steel Flea aka The tale of the Cross Eyed, Left Handed Gunsmith from Tula and the Steel Flea was first published in Russian in 1881 A satiric folk tale, it reflects a view on Russian issues which can be read as a possible mockery of the beliefs propagated in the light of the debate that arose in the nineteenth century between Westernizers and Slavophiles on which pIn those days everything had to be done just right and very fast, so as not to lose a minute that might


  2. Fionnuala Fionnuala says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIWhat a bizarre little novella Its bizzarity is summed up well by the full title, The Tale of the Cross Eyed, Left Handed Gunsmith from Tula and the Steel Flea That title is not just bizarre, it might even be one of the most unbelievable titles ever I mean, what kind of skill could a gunsmith have if he s both cross eyed AND left handed And should we care where he comes from He sounds about as ri


  3. Darwin8u Darwin8u says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIIt s true, said Lefty, that everybody s got the same Gospel, but our books are thicker than yours, and our faith is fullerNikolai Leskov, The Steel Flea I adored The Steel Flea 1881 aka The Tale of Cross eyed Lefty from Tula and the Steel Flea aka Tale of the squint eyed, left handed man from Tula and the steel flea aka Levsha or The Leftha


  4. Michelle Curie Michelle Curie says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIAn entertaining short story about a Russian craftsman on a mission to outdo the British by creating a better version of their finest invention a metal flea First published in 1881, this gives an insight into the relationship Russia has with the West, stylized as an amusing folk tale Nikolai Leskov s arguably finest piece of writing certainly doesn t have an easy publication history, as it was attacked from both Leftists for being to aggressively nationalist and Right Movements for ma


  5. Thomas Hübner Thomas Hübner says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBI19th century was an extraordinarily rich period for Russian literature Among the numerous gifted and productive authors of that period is at least one that according to my impression is not valued and read outside Russia as much as he would deserve it Nikolay Leskov.His probably best work The Steel Flea full title The Tale of the Cross Eyed Left Handed Gunsmith from Tula and the Steel Flea contains on about 50 pages everything that makes this auth 19th century was an extraordinarily rich period for Russian literature Among the numerous gifted and productive authors of that period is at least one that according to my impression is not valued and read outside Russia as much as he would deserve it Nikolay Leskov.His probably best work The Steel Flea full title The Tale of the Cross Eyed Left Handed Gunsmith from Tula and the Steel Flea contains on about 50 pages everything that mak


  6. Calzean Calzean says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIA humorous classic of Russian literature that covers the period early to mid 1800s Russia has defeated Napoleon but still suffers from an inferiority complex that everything in the West is better Alexander I was Tsar but suffered from increasing mental problems which saw him slide from reforms and brilliance to paranoia and inconsistency After his death his brother Nicholas I became Tsar who was an engineer and a


  7. Travelin Travelin says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIIt s sort of astonishing that fables this simplistic were getting readers at the same time as Dostoyevsky P.S The amazing update to the steel flea only makes it lame.Among the many things this Penguin edition may have mangled, aside from the hyperbolic description, is publishing a book some 40 pages shorter than another translation.I bought this cheap edition thinking it would be better for my eyes than reading an e book For some reason my best guess being saturation of brightening dyes in It s sort of astonishing that fables this simplistic were getting readers at the same time as Dostoyevsky P.S The amazing update to the steel flea only makes it lame.Among the many things this Penguin edition may have mangled, aside from the hyperbolic description, is publishing a book some 40 pages shorter than another translation.I bought this cheap edition thinking it would be better for my eyes than reading an e book For some reason my best gue


  8. Daren Daren says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIAn amusing short story, a tale of English craftsmanship, which impresses the Russian Czar with their very small, mechanical dancing steel flea Russian craftsmen are called on to improve the flea, which is then returned to England A good little story with detail.What I am not enamoured with are the repetitive mistranslations I can t figure out if they are purposeful of not Eg grasp port passport , thirst mate first mate , nitroscope microscope ,fariations variations , etc.


  9. Theresa Theresa says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBIA strange little tale, amusing but sometimes hard to follow maybe something is lost in translation I am interested to try Leskov s The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, since Shostakovich was inspired to write an opera based on it I found a translation of it by Pevear and Volokhonsky here A str


  10. Stephanie Jane (Literary Flits) Stephanie Jane (Literary Flits) says:

    Hardcover ð Левша MOBI ✓ Левша mobile, ЛевшаЛевша MOBISeeof my book reviews on my blog, Literary FlitsI picked up this little Penguin Classics short story at a campsite book exchange and read over an hour or so whilst lazing on a beach It s a fun tale of national oneupmanship in which Russian craftsmen are set the task of bettering an English invention a tiny lifesized steel flea automaton which jumps about when wound by a key It s all quite silly and the narrative frequently wanders off at odd tangents as all good shaggy dog stories do Seeof my book reviews on my blog, Literary FlitsI picked up this little Penguin Classics short story at a campsite book exchange and read over an hour or so whilst lazing on a beach It s a fun tale of national oneupmanship in which Russian craftsmen are set the task of bettering an English invention a tiny lifesized steel flea automaton which jumps about when wound by a key It s all quite silly and the narrative frequently wanders off at odd tangen


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