Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin (The Heritage Press)
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1943. The Heritage Press. Beautifully Illustrated throughout. Sandglass pamphlet included.
Slipcase in Very Good condition.
Introduction by Avrahm Yarmolinsky. Illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Translated by Babette Deutsch.
Pushkin's incomparable poem has at its center a young Russian dandy much like Pushkin in his attitudes and habits. Eugene Onegin, bored with the triviality of everyday life, takes a trip to the countryside, where he encounters the young and passionate Tatyana. She falls in love with him but is cruelly rejected. Years later, Eugene Onegin sees the error of his ways, but fate is not on his side. A tragic story about love, innocence, and friendship, this beautifully written tale is a treasure for any fan of Russian literature.