Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin was born into Russian nobility in Moscow.
Anton Chekhov with Leo Tolstoy, 1900 two great authors, I met Leo Tolstoy's grand son one night and he told me how his grandfather was a rounder and hung out with gypsies and prostitutes when he was younger.
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin - a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.
10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die
"Fiction-writing in Russia has always been serious business. In a society without freedom, the great writers were the truth-tellers, the voice of the voiceless, and the conscience of a nation—“a second government,” as Alexander Solzhenitsyn once put it. Each of the ten works of fiction below is an acknowledged classic of Russian literature."