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Executions and executioners

  • Author:
    ANDREYEV, Leonid Nikolayevich
    Summary:

    The Seven Who Were Hanged depicts the fates of five terrorists foiled in their attack and two common peasants who have received death sentences. These condemned men are awaiting their executions by hanging. In prison, each of the...

  • Author:
    Gaudio, Claudio
    Summary:

    A diplomat is captured by supposed insurgents and is waiting in a room for his execution. Texas is a provocative story of death against the backdrop of ugly and uncompromising politics. It is also a meditation on empire, imperialism and...

  • Author:
    Dickens, Charles
    Summary:

    A richly-woven and moving tale set against the bloody and fearsome events of the French Revolution. Aristocrats run over children in carriages, old women knit hit lists and peasants drink wine straight off the cobblestones. Supposedly,...

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