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was published between 1909 and 1915 by
Aleksandr Kuprin.
It was translated from Russian in 1922 by
Bernard Guilbert Guerney.

This ebook was produced for
Standard Ebooks
Robin Whittleton,
and is based on a transcription produced in 2003 by
Robert Rowe, Charles Franks and The Online Distributed Proofreading Team
Project Gutenberg
and on digital scans available at the
Internet Archive.

The cover page is adapted from
a painting completed in 1893 by
Edvard Munch.
The cover and title pages feature the
League Spartan and Sorts Mill Goudy
typefaces created in 2014 and 2009 by
The League of Moveable Type.

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December 21, 2020, 11:13 p.m.
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