Chuk and Gek (Russian: Чук и Гек) is a Russian short-story written by Soviet children’s writer Arkady Gaidar. It was adapted as a film in , directed by. Chuck and Geck by Gaidar, Arkadi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at : CHUCK AND GECK: Translated from the Russian by L. Stoklitsky . 35 b/w illustrations by D. Dubinsky. 63 pages, clean and clear.

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They dreamed endlessly as they stared across muddy roads and dusty alleys that they knew led to exotic lands filled with adventures: Chuck showed Geek a pencil the army man had given him.


While she was gone, Chuck and Geek had a quarrel. First they thought he was hiding under a pile of sheepskins on the stove bunk; but no, he was not there. Mother darted into the house again, tore the gun off xnd nail, seized the cartridges and lantern, and, telling Chuck not to dare leave the house, ran outside. When they reach the remote camp after days of travel, they find it abandoned. The refreshment room was very small.

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His story “RVS” defined his further life in many respects: Some of the stars twinkled at a great distance while others hung right over the taiga.

He was both frightened and curious. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Jaeheyra rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Somebody was hurrying to the rescue. Published first published They all sat down and waited in silence. And while Chuck was trotting from door to door making friends with the other passengers, who presented him with all sorts of handy little things — a rubber bottle stopper, a nail, a piece of string — Geek saw quite a bit through the window.


At first it was very quiet. I am 39 now. Marina rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Gaidar was awarded two orders and several medals. The driver went out to feed the horses.

And a fine battle it was too. Mother grew very angry at Father. Now you could see the fringe of the forest through it, and the trees with the magpies hopping from branch to branch, and the rocky peaks of the Blue Mountains. A cartridge already lay in his pocket. They knew what that was.

The room was large and filled with light, but everything in it was in great disorder. And then at last New Year’s Eve arrived. But here came Mother. Sit down and eat. Though the little lamp on the ceiling had been turned off, everything round Geek — the tumbler dancing up and down on the white cloth of the table, the yellow orange that now looked green, and the face chukc Mother who was fast asleep — was bathed in a bluish light.

Through the snow-flecked window Geek saw the moon — it was an immense moon, not at all like the one in Moscow. Oh, no you don’t! Had covered the length and breadth of Kerala, and all bookstores to find a new print of this book.

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Thanks to Arkady Gaidar. My uncle gifted this book Its translation in Marathi when I was 9 years old.


And though he still remembered the little song sung to him as a baby, the words of which ran, “Lullaby, baby, my heart’s pride, don’t lie in bed on the outside”, he always slept on the outside.

The strangest dream did Geckie dream: He had two boys: Chuck tugged at his arms and legs, jumping up and down.

Geek’s coat and hat were missing. A little boy in shirt sleeves, wearing enormous felt boots and carrying a cat, skipped out on the porch.

Where can everybody be?

Just think of it yourselves. Once more he shoved the hood and galoshes under the dog’s nose, and then took hold of its collar.

What if we don’t say anything about the telegram to Mother? Yes, that was it! The letter had turned out to be as sad as sad could be. And that was exactly what happened. On their way back the little sleigh with the pails of water overturned, and they had to go back to the spring.

O wheels, whirl eastward like a streak. Four days slipped by unnoticed. Chuck, why geci you putting sugar in your pockets? They were all a glossy red and had shiny brass handles.