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Oxford Take Off in Russian (Paperback with CDs)
1.  Oxford Take Off in Russian (Paperback with CDs) by Nick Ukiah
The list author says:
  "An excellent beginners/brush up book, great concept and carefully made - teaching listening, speaking, reading and writing. Good for self-study."
£19.10   Used & New from: £14.18
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Linguaphone In Action Russian 2.0
2.  Linguaphone In Action Russian 2.0 by Linguaphone
The list author says:
  "Interesting technical concept with various activities that could make it more fun to learn - for instance crosswords with a selection of words at your choise.  Advanced level, not for beginners!"
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2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The New Penguin Russian Course: A Complete Course for Beginners (Penguin Handbooks)
3.  The New Penguin Russian Course: A Complete Course for Beginners (Penguin Handbooks) by Nicholas J. Brown
The list author says:
  "Popular beginners book, also my first - but I found it interesting as a culture introduction but not easy to learn the language from."
£8.07   Used & New from: £5.05
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings 1870 - 1925 from Moscow and St Petersburg
4.  From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings 1870 - 1925 from Moscow and St Petersburg by Albert Kostenevich
The list author says:
  "Relax with some beautiful paintings! Not all from Russian painters, but many are, and with interesting historical and cultural analyses."
£45.00   Used & New from: £14.03
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The New Oxford Picture Dictionary: English-Russian Edition (Oxford American English)
5.  The New Oxford Picture Dictionary: English-Russian Edition (Oxford American English) by E. C. Parnwell
The list author says:
  "Many words for all situations - in the USA! This is mostly for Russians learning US English; no stress marks, very American situations and things. But a nice book!"
Used & New from: £16.48
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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A Comprehensive Russian Grammar (Blackwell Reference Grammars)
6.  A Comprehensive Russian Grammar (Blackwell Reference Grammars) by Terence Leslie Brian Wade
The list author says:
  "Advanced grammar with a not too logical structure. Don't start here, but buy this one when you have reached a good level."
Used & New from: £3.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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A Russian Grammar Workbook (Blackwell Reference Grammars)
7.  A Russian Grammar Workbook (Blackwell Reference Grammars) by Terence Leslie Brian Wade
The list author says:
  "Buy this with the grammar book - it will help you spend enough time on the subjects to actually learn them."
Used & New from: £19.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Russian Learners' Dictionary: 10,000 Russian Words in Frequency Order
8.  Russian Learners' Dictionary: 10,000 Russian Words in Frequency Order by Nicholas J. Brown
The list author says:
  "If you want order and structure in your study approach, then - after an initial course - you could start building up vocabulary, and this book will help you find relevant words to study."
£47.93   Used & New from: £35.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

501 Russian Verbs (Barron's Foreign Language Guides) (Barron's 501 Russian Verbs)
9.  501 Russian Verbs (Barron's Foreign Language Guides) (Barron's 501 Russian Verbs) by Thomas R. Beyer
The list author says:
  "This one (or a similar one) is worth its weight in gold - very useful as a verb dictionary, but also as a basis for a structured verb study approach."
£8.39   Used & New from: £5.92
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Oxford Russian Grammar and Verbs (Dictionary)
10.  The Oxford Russian Grammar and Verbs (Dictionary) by Terence Leslie Brian Wade
The list author says:
  "Your first grammar book when moving on from the initial language course - it is small but full of information with a good structure and useful explanations."
£6.54   Used & New from: £3.73
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Russian Complete (Learn in Your Car)
11.  Russian Complete (Learn in Your Car) by Henry N. Raymond
The list author says:
  "A dictionary/phrase book read and recorded at a slow pace... As background sounds in your car it will over time teach you something, but, honestly, a very thin approach to language learning."
Used & New from: £101.62
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Advanced Russian Through History
12.  Advanced Russian Through History by Benjamin Rifkin
The list author says:
  "Wonderful book with real short texts about various historical issues. Not too advanced, useful directly after a beginners course - but more advanced excercises can be made as needed."
£27.80   Used & New from: £21.78
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Ultimate Russian Basic: Intermediate Course: CDs and Manual (Ultimate Course)
13.  Ultimate Russian Basic: Intermediate Course: CDs and Manual (Ultimate Course) by Ana Stojanović
The list author says:
  "Well... terrible layout of book, very fast pace on the CDs, but many subjects covered, lots of grammar and about 2000 words. Extra CDs for use in the car! Beginner's book!"
Used & New from: £92.90

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Russian Basic-Intermediate
14.  Russian Basic-Intermediate by Lidia S. McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Not for beginners! No stress marks, no answers to questions, no combined vocabulary - if you have some skills and a Russian speaking person around, it can be a good platform, though."
Used & New from: £110.77

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Unforgettable Classics: Russian Reader Intermediate-Advanced, 19th Century
15.  Unforgettable Classics: Russian Reader Intermediate-Advanced, 19th Century by Lidia S. McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Perfect for intermediate students who need to work with adapted texts in a structured way."
£21.95   Used & New from: £19.14
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language Russian)
16.  Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language Russian) by Gleb Struve
The list author says:
  "Nice, with vocabulary in the back specially for intermediate students, covering the "old" and advanced words in the ancient short stories"
£8.74   Used & New from: £5.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Russian Ark [2003] [DVD]
17.  Russian Ark [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Sergei Dreiden
The list author says:
  "Amazing (but demanding and off-center) movie. Watch as many russian language movies as possible to get used to the language and way of thinking."
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.14
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Works of Igor Stravinsky
18.  Works of Igor Stravinsky by Igor Stravinsky
The list author says:
  "Lots of value in this box! Amazing music and, at times, composer's comments to the orchestra. Listen to this while reading Russian textbooks."
£29.78   Used & New from: £21.87
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Grand Collection
19.  Grand Collection by Vladimir Vysotsky
The list author says:
  "Listen to this great poet - and whatever Russian pop music you can find - to improve your listening skills while having a good time."
£7.87

A History of Russia Volume 1: To 1917: To 1917 v. 1 (Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)
20.  A History of Russia Volume 1: To 1917: To 1917 v. 1 (Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies) by Walter Moss
The list author says:
  "Studying language is more fun when adding history to it - this history book is among the best!"
£22.74   Used & New from: £17.98

A History Of Russia Volume 2: Since 1855: Since 1855 v. 2 (Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)
21.  A History Of Russia Volume 2: Since 1855: Since 1855 v. 2 (Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies) by Walter Moss
The list author says:
  "The second part - they have an overlap from 1855 to 1917 with identical text."
£24.99   Used & New from: £18.14
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Russia: Inventing the Nation
22.  Russia: Inventing the Nation by Vera Tolz
The list author says:
  "Who are the Russians? This wonderful book will tell you!"
£20.55   Used & New from: £9.99

The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature (Routledge Companions)
23.  The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature (Routledge Companions) by Neil Cornwell
The list author says:
  "A good overview of Russian literature."
£22.15   Used & New from: £14.00

The Idiot (Wordsworth Classics)
24.  The Idiot (Wordsworth Classics) by Fjodor M. Dostojewskij
The list author says:
  "Good Russian literature!"
£1.89   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Developments in Russian Politics 7
25.  Developments in Russian Politics 7 by Professor Stephen White
The list author says:
  "Good overview of current political concepts and institutions of Russia. Helps understand some of the things happening there - it is not all happening at a dictator's will, as the news often tell."
£25.25   Used & New from: £6.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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