People and Things


Can an ordinary object – a watch, a piece of furniture, or an old rug – change the course of one’s life? “Read on and find out,” suggests an underappreciated master of Russian classical literature Alexander Kuprin.

This collection includes the following works:

  • Breguet
  • A Lock of Hair
  • Diamonds
  • Paganini’s Violin
  • The Gemma
  • The Painting
  • The Pink Pearl
  • The Bed
  • A Lucky Card
  • The Magic Carpet