by Maxim Gorky


  • Paperback
  • Pages: 285 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.9 out of 5
  • Published August 31st 2006 by Echo Library
  • Original Title: Мать
  • ISBN: 1406833266 (ISBN13: 9781406833263)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Characters: Mother
  • Pavel Vlasov

1907. Maxim Gorky, pseudonym of Alexei Maksimovich Peshkov, Soviet novelist, playwright and essayist, who was a founder of social realism. Although known principally as a writer, he was closely associated with the tumultuous revolutionary period of his own country. The Mother, one of his best-known works, is the story of the radicalization of an uneducated woman that was later taken as a model for the Socialist Realist novel, and his autobiographical masterpiece Childhood.