|Chapter 1||Chapter 2||Chapter 3||Chapter 4||Chapter 5||Chapter 6||Germann's three games of faro|
The Queen of Spades
A player wins if their card makes a pair with the banker's card on the left, but loses if their card makes a pair with the banker's card on the right.
|1st game||Germann wins|
|2nd game||Germann wins|
|3rd game||Germann loses|
Please note that Pushkin does not mention the suit of the cards other than the queen of spades.
A.S. Pushkin. The Queen of Spades. Edited by J Forsyth. Russian Studies. Bristol Classical Press. ISBN 1-85399-313-1
This book contains the text of Pikovaya Dama in Russian with an excellent vocabulary and notes.
You can get the book from Grant and Cutler.