This work is a collection of folktales from Russia retold in a wonderfully entertaining way. It introduces the world to Russian myths/legends. The author writes about larger-than-life characters with horses that can effortlessly jump across rivers. The heroes of these tales are fond of feasts, drinking, and boasting, which appears to get them into tricky situations every time. Intriguing treasure rooms with red gold, silver, and seed pearls reoccur in these legends, filling the readers with curiosity.The stories introduce us to brave and wise legendary beings such as Ilya of Murom, Svyatogor, Falcon, The Hunter, who were all exceptional in their own unique way. It is full of beautiful illustrations that keep the readers engaged throughout.
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Richard Wilson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University. An honors graduate of Princeton University where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees, Richard is the author of numerous books and articles. Before beginning his career in academia, he worked on Wall Street and served as an Intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy.