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Daughter of the Commandant

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)

1. 01 Chapter 1 Sergeant of the Guards
2. 02 Chapter 2 The Guide
3. 03 Chapter 3 The Little Fort
4. 04 Chapter 4 The Duel
5. 05 Chapter 5 Love
6. 06 Chapter 6 Pugatchéf
7. 07 Chapter 7 The Assault
8. 08 Chapter 8 The Unexpected Visit
9. 09 Chapter 9 The Parting
10. 10 Chapter 10 The Siege
11. 11 Chapter 11 The Rebel Camp
12. 12 Chapter 12 The Orphan
13. 13 Chapter 13 The Arrest
14. 14 Chapter 14 The Trial

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Summary

"The Daughter of the Commandant" (better known as "The Captain's Daughter") is a historical novel by the Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, and is considered to be his finest prose work. The novel is a romanticized account of Pugachev's Rebellion in 1773-1774. The 17-year-old Pyotr Andreyich is sent by his father to military service in a remote Russian outpost, where he leans honor and love while being caught up in a violent uprising of tribal groups against the imperial government.