Salamander

This strange tale by Vladimir Odoyevsky takes the readers from Finnish backwater to St. Petersburg during the era of Peter the Great to Moscow in the years that followed Peter's...

Excerpts From Masha's Journal

Some might see the lessons in Odoyevsky's short and charming life manual for children old-fashioned and outdated. Some might even bristle at certain suggestions. However, we would...

The Wooden Guest (moonlit Tales Of The Macabre - Small Bites Book 5)

"The wooden guest" is an odd little tale by Prince Vladimir Odoyevsky. It starts off as a kind of fairy tale for grownups and develops into a brief lesson in philosophy, with...

Indian Tale About Four Deaf Men

A very old and insightful tale that holds up surprisingly well in the modern context.