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Popular Modern Novels in Russian
« on: September 16, 2015, 09:30:04 PM »
My wife is asking about where she might find some light reading in the form novels written in Russian. Her interests center on romantic melodrama, but she would also like spy or fantasy/historical adventure novels -- just so long as they have a perspective that would appeal to the female reader.


I previously obtained the Song of Ice and Fire novels translated into Russian, which she enjoyed. But, I think she is in the mood for novels that were written in Russian rather than translated.


Does anyone have titles and/or authors to suggest?


AND, does anyone have a website or mail order address that to recommend for obtaining these books in the USA?
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Re: Popular Modern Novels in Russian
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2015, 10:00:00 PM »
I cannot suggest any authors, but I can advice you two sites that ship to USA:

http://ozonru.com/catalog/book/?arrFilter_11_4088798008=Y&set_filter=Y
http://www.labirint.ru/genres/1852/

Labirint has many reviews for almost every book, it can help to choose.

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Re: Popular Modern Novels in Russian
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2015, 04:24:33 AM »
My wife is asking about where she might find some light reading in the form novels written in Russian. Her interests center on romantic melodrama, but she would also like spy or fantasy/historical adventure novels -- just so long as they have a perspective that would appeal to the female reader.


Sorry for the late reply  :innocent: I believe she'd like Boris Akunin (esp. his Fandorin series), a lot of free excerpts at his site, so she can see for herself: http://www.boris-akunin.com/
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Re: Popular Modern Novels in Russian
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2015, 06:46:52 AM »
If you want to easily get books in Russian, both ancient and modern then you can try the Amazon Kindle Store. They started a Russian section a few months ago but it ain't easy to find. :(

Go to the Amazon page, go to the Kindle Book Store and search "Russian Edition". There's over 120,000 results in there including classic and modern novels, teen books - well, all sorts. CLICK HERE!

Then there's LitRec with a load more ebooks and quite a lot cheaper. Better too because it is from the outset a Russian language resource. CLICK HERE!

Last of the online ebooks for now, there's Bookmate with hundreds of thousands of books in Russian. CLICK HERE!

OH, if only paper will do then try this: CLICK HERE!

If your wife can't find what she wants from these options she does not really want to read. ;)

P.S if you want to read everything that Tolstoy wrote, and wouldn't ;) and all for free - that's 90 volumes of his works - then: CLICK HERE!

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