Мать  by Maxim Gorky


Maxim Gorky

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Mother (Russian: Мать) is a novel written by Maxim Gorky in 1906 about revolutionary factory workers. It was first published, in English, in Appleton's Magazine in 1906,then in Russian in 1907. The work was translated into many languages, and was made into a number of films. The German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his collaborators based their 1932 play The Mother on this novel.

Mother (novel). (2021, May 4). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_(novel)

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This is a great book by Maxim Gorky, about an illiterate and uneducated mother supporting her revolutionary son after his father dies. Very popular worldwide, this novel has been translated and adapted into plays and films, and is written in wonderful and clear Russian.