Chuk and Gek (Russian: Чук и Гек) is a Russian short-story written by Soviet children’s writer Arkady Gaidar.[1] It was adapted as a film in , directed by. Finally, when winter came, he felt so terribly lonely that he wrote to his wife asking her to come and visit him with the boys. He had two boys: Chuck and Geek. Chuk i Gek [A. P. Gaidar] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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But then he could stand it no longer and spat at Chuck. The refreshment room was very small. But she refused to give him any for a very good reason and told him to eat a piece of orange instead.

And, of course, the preoccupied commander of the armoured train, the one who waited so vigilantly for Voroshilov’s orders — cnuk also heard the chimes. But on the steep downgrades their sleigh slid so rapidly that Chuck and Geek felt as if sleigh, horses and all were shooting down from the skies. Chuck and Geek decided that this, of course, was the commander, and that he was waiting for orders from Voroshilov.

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The strange, immense moon once more shed its blue light on the dancing tumbler, on the bright yellow orange gem on the white cloth, and on the face of Mother, who was smiling at something in her sleep, all unaware of her son’s plight. In the meantime dusk fell. And lots of happiness. You never have anything yourself and you’re always asking me.

At last they agreed upon the fare and the driver went home for bread, hay and sheepskin rugs. It had a tip made out of a yellow cartridge. Chuk and Gek Russian: Then they ane a noise, and the sound of motorcars honking their horns.

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Chuk and Gek

Suddenly a piercing scream came from the porch of the watchman’s hut. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Put them in prison?

An imperative wave of the hand, and all those fierce, heavy guns of his barked out at the same time. They awoke when it was already very dark in the hut. Mother became really worried then. Suddenly he lifted his head.

He’ll be here with his men in four days, just in time for New Year’s Eve. She went out and looked round the house. Mother did not know how to start the huge stove and the wood would not catch fire for a long time.

Mother grew very angry at that and ordered Geek to come out at once. Write a customer review. And then Mother went off to the railway station to buy tickets for a train leaving the next day. They called a sleigh driver. There’s a sign on the post He had a fright — an ogre mean Stood spitting spit that burned and seared And swung an iron fist and sneered. Suddenly one of the bulls let out such a bellow that the engine driver turned round; he probably thought a big locomotive was coming on behind him.

Could it be Station No. The spring was a rusty one and obviously was not being used. But supposing she doesn’t, why should we start anything? She only sighed and ordered her sons to climb down from the bunk, wipe their noses and wash themselves, and then asked the watchman what he thought she should do now.


But the doors are all locked and there’s snow on the porches. From early morning Chuck and Geek could not be made to come indoors.

A kettle was soon set to boil and the driver brought in a hamper of food. Chuck put the telegram away in his box and went to see why Geek had stopped singing.

Instead, there was a factory in a field. Sensing that something was wrong, Geek hurried out after him. Letters, as everyone knows, can be jolly or sad. I had my gloves on, and mittens too, and still I got my fingers frozen bringing in the wood.

But I do remember that it was a chuuk song, because everybody was very quiet while he sang it.

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The nearest railway station and telegraph office were almost a hundred kilometres away. Again they turned back. All the pathways were snowed over and all round reigned the stillness of gekk graveyard in winter. In general, Geek was a scatterbrain, but he certainly could sing songs.

Mother grew very angry at Father. Product details Hardcover Publisher: She wanted to rush forward but her felt boots sank in the snow.

Cbuk the house, in a cloud of vapour, raced the dog followed by the watchman. Mir Iskatelya January 1, Language: Views Read Edit View history.

And — strange thing! The bags were loaded into the roomy sleigh. Soon they had their supper.