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6th Mar '16 2:16:38 AM Morgenthaler
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A brilliant short-story from a card gambling setting by Russian poet and writer AlexanderPushkin.

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A brilliant short-story from a card gambling setting by Russian poet and writer AlexanderPushkin.
Creator/AlexanderPushkin.
26th Jan '15 5:48:52 AM JulianLapostat
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It has been adapted into opera and films, most notably the 1949 British film by Thorold Dickinson, starring Anton Walbrook.
27th Feb '13 8:08:39 AM scialexl
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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler: Countess ***]]



* MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: Herman is driven into utter madness, and all he can mumble is "Tray, seven, ace! Tray, seven queen!"]]

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* MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: Herman is driven into utter madness, and all he can mumble is "Tray, "Three, seven, ace! Tray, Three, seven queen!"]]



* VillainProtagonist: Herman deliberately tricks Lizaveta into falling in love with him and he never truly cared for her feelings.

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* VillainProtagonist: Herman deliberately tricks Lizaveta Lisaveta into falling in love with him and he never truly cared for her feelings.
19th Feb '13 3:38:12 AM XFllo
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DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler: Herman.]]
GermanRussians: Herman.
KarmicTwistEnding
MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: Herman is driven into utter madness, and all he can mumble is "Tray, seven, ace! Tray, seven queen!"]]
MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Did the magic formula really work? Did it ever exist in the first place?
TheMusical: There is an opera adaptation.
SpellMyNameWithABlank: Old countess *** in The Queen of Spades.
VillainProtagonist: Herman deliberately tricks Lizaveta into falling in love with him and he never truly cared for her feelings.

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* DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler: Herman.]]
* GermanRussians: Herman.
* KarmicTwistEnding
* MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: Herman is driven into utter madness, and all he can mumble is "Tray, seven, ace! Tray, seven queen!"]]
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Did the magic formula really work? Did it ever exist in the first place?
* TheMusical: There is an opera adaptation.
* SpellMyNameWithABlank: Old countess *** in The Queen of Spades.
* VillainProtagonist: Herman deliberately tricks Lizaveta into falling in love with him and he never truly cared for her feelings.
19th Feb '13 3:37:32 AM XFllo
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A brilliant short-story from a card gambling setting by Russian poet and writer AlexanderPushkin.
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!! Tropes provided by ''The Queen of Spade'':
DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler: Herman.]]
GermanRussians: Herman.
KarmicTwistEnding
MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: Herman is driven into utter madness, and all he can mumble is "Tray, seven, ace! Tray, seven queen!"]]
MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Did the magic formula really work? Did it ever exist in the first place?
TheMusical: There is an opera adaptation.
SpellMyNameWithABlank: Old countess *** in The Queen of Spades.
VillainProtagonist: Herman deliberately tricks Lizaveta into falling in love with him and he never truly cared for her feelings.
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