Russian Classics in Russian and English: A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov (Dual-Language Book) (Russian Edition)
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This is a dual-language book with the Russian text on the left side, and the English text on the right side of each spread. The texts are precisely synchronized. See more details about this and other books on Russian Novels in Russian and English page on Facebook.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #275528 in Books
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- Original language: Russian
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 9.02" h x .59" w x 5.98" l, .84 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 284 pages
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful.
Good read for intermediate Russian
By Filip Stuer
The Russian text is presented in a clear and legible way. The English text apparently goes back to a translation of the mid-19th century, making the English often sound more old-fashioned than the Russian (eg a "chemodan" is translated as a "porte-manteau" instead of the more common "suitcase".
The advantage of the bilingual version is that you can spot straight away whether a word is worth looking up or not (eg given the predominance of horses in that era, words like stirrups, bridle and manes do come up. If you don't care to include these in your active Russian vocabulary, just check the English translation on the right-hand side and move on...
0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
By RAFAEL RAMIREZ-DE-ARELLANO
Good! Received as advertised, will order again! The pages are attractive, clean, large type in both Russian and English, wide margins if you like to annotate.