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Nikolai Leskov (1831–1895)

Nikolai Leskov was born in 1831, in Gorokhovo, Orel province, Russia. His parents belonged to Russian gentry and owned an estate with serfs. He was a Gymnasium student until the age of 15. In 1846 his father died and a disastrous fire destroyed the family estate and ruined him financially. Leskov served as a court clerk in Orel and in Kiev. In ... See full bio »

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 2003 Interesting Men (novel)
 2002 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (TV Movie) (story)
 1998 Na nozhakh (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1992 Lady Macbeth von Mzensk (based on the short story by - as Nikolai S. Keskow)
 1991 Gospodi, uslysh molitvu moyu (story "Zver'")
 1990 Ocharovannyy strannik (novel)
 1987 Levsha (story)
 1986 Voitelnitsa (book)
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- A Crack in the Ice (1985) ... (original story)
 1971 Drama iz starinnoy zhizni (story "Tupeynyy khudozhnik")
 1967 Katerina Izmailova (story)
 1967 Ein Riß im Eis (TV Movie) (story)
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Crack in the Ice (1964) ... (story)
 1962 Siberian Lady Macbeth (story)
 1949 Tragödie einer Leidenschaft (novelette "Pawlin" - as Nicolai Lesskow)
 1927 Pobeda zhenshchiny (novel "Starye gody v sele Plodomasove")
 1927 Katerina Izmailova (book "Lady Macbeth Mtsenskogo uyezda")
 1923 Komediantka (short story)

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Alternate Names:

Nikolai S. Keskow | Nicolai Lesskow | Nikolai Stebnitsky

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