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Gorky   /gˈɔrki/   Listen

Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts.  Synonyms: Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov, Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov, Gorki, Maksim Gorky, Maxim Gorki.
An industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky.  Synonyms: Gorki, Gorkiy, Nizhni Novgorod, Nizhnyi Novgorod.

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"Gorky" Quotes from Famous Books

... this work is disconnected, sterile of influence, and more or less belated; at the best it has the doubtful privilege of at once becoming classical and above the age. Such for instance was the case of Bunin's solitary masterpiece The Gentleman from San Francisco, and of that wonderful series of Gorky's autobiographical books, the fourth of which appeared but a few months ago. These, however, can hardly be included in the domain of Fiction, any more than his deservedly famous Reminiscences of Tolstoy. But Gorky, and that excellent though ...
— Tales of the Wilderness • Boris Pilniak

Words linked to "Gorky" :   urban center, writer, city, metropolis, author, Russian Federation, Russia

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