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Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov (March 28 [O.S. March 16] 1868 – June 18, 1936), better known as Maxim Gorky, was a Russian/Soviet author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist. From 1906 to 1913 and from 1921 to 1929 he lived abroad, mostly in Capri, Italy; after his return to the Soviet Union he accepted the cultural policies of the time, although he was not permitted to leave the country.


Through Russia

by Maxim Gorky

A collection of short stories about Russia.


by Maxim Gorky

The famous novel of revolutionary conversion and struggle. This novel of Russia before the Revolution is without question the masterpiece of Gorky, Russia's greatest living writer. Into one passionate, astonishing...

Ma Vie d'Enfant

by Maxim Gorky

Maxime Gorki est un écrivain russe soviétique considéré comme un des fondateurs du réalisme socialiste en littérature et un homme engagé politiquement et intellectuellement aux côtés des Révolutionnaires...

Creatures That Once Were Men

by Maxim Gorky

A collection of short stories with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton.

Twenty-six and One and Other Stories

by Maxim Gorky

A collection of three short stories: Twenty-six and One, Tchelkache & Malva.

The Man Who Was Afraid

by Maxim Gorky

OUT of the darkest depths of life, where vice and crime and misery abound, comes the Byron of the twentieth century, the poet of the vagabond and the proletariat, Maxim Gorky. Not like the beggar, humbly imploring...

Das Werk der Artamonows

by Maxim Gorky

In "Das Werk der Artamonows" schildert Gorki den Aufstieg und Niedergang einer russischen Bourgeois-Familie in der Zeit nach der Aufhebung der Leibeigenschaft bis zur Oktoberrevolution. Drei Familien-Generationen...

Il burlone - L'angoscia

by Maxim Gorky

Incipit: "Il redattore capo della «Gazzetta di N... ...» correva nervosamente su e giù per la vasta sala della redazione. Teneva un numero della gazzetta in mano, allora uscito dal torchio, e l'agitava furiosamente,...