The Daughter of the Commandant

Alexander PUSHKIN (1799 - 1837), translated by Mary Pamela MILNE-HOME ( - )

"The Daughter of the Commandant" (better known as "The Captain's Daughter") is a historical novel by the Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, and is considered to be his finest prose work. The novel is a romanticized account of Pugachev's Rebellion in 1773-1774.

The 17-year-old Pyotr Andreyich is sent by his father to military service in a remote Russian outpost, where he leans honor and love while being caught up in a violent uprising of tribal groups against the imperial government. (Summary by Wikipedia (alt.) and Kevin Davidson)

Genre(s): General Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance

Language: English

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Play 01 01 Chapter 1 Sergeant of the Guards Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 02 02 Chapter 2 The Guide Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 03 03 Chapter 3 The Little Fort Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 04 04 Chapter 4 The Duel Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 05 05 Chapter 5 Love Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 06 06 Chapter 6 Pugatchéf Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 07 07 Chapter 7 The Assault Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 08 08 Chapter 8 The Unexpected Visit Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 09 09 Chapter 9 The Parting Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 10 10 Chapter 10 The Siege Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 11 11 Chapter 11 The Rebel Camp Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 12 12 Chapter 12 The Orphan Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 13 13 Chapter 13 The Arrest Kevin W. Davidson
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Play 14 14 Chapter 14 The Trial Kevin W. Davidson
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