10 literary masterpieces on which every Russian was raised

10 literary masterpieces on which every Russian was raised - https://www.rbth.com/arts/326951-10-russian-literary-masterpieces
A nice introduction piece. Fortunately, Gutenberg provides.
* Eugene Onegin, by Alexander Pushkin - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/23997
* A Hero of Our Time, by Mikhail Lermontov - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/913
* Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/1081
* Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/2554
* War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/2600
* Short stories by Anton Chekhov - http://gutenberg.org/ebooks/57333