The Stationmaster Study Guide

The Stationmaster by Aleksandr Pushkin

"The Stationmaster" is a story in The Belkin Tales by the Russian writer Aleksandr Pushkin. The story is a frame tale, told by A.G.N., a government official who stops at a post station, where he meets the stationmaster's beautiful daughter Dunya. A.G.N. returns to the station later and learns that after caring for a high-ranking officer who became gravely ill, Dunya was kidnapped by him. Years later, A.G.N. returns again, learning that the stationmaster has died and that Dunya came to pay her respects.

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