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First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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First Love is a classic tale of romance by Russian author Ivan Turgenev, famous for its autobiographical overtones. Originally published in 1860, the story begins at a party in which three... More > middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. When our protagonist Vladimir Petrovich has his turn to tell his, he proposes to write it down in a notebook and read it. Herein we are told about Vladimir's sixteen year old self, who is staying with his family in the countryside, wherein he meets his new neighbour Zinaida Alexandrovna Zasyekina. Although the girl is five years his senior, the young Vladimir falls for her immediately. However the beautiful and mischievous Zinaida has other suitors, and many are better placed in life compared with the teenage Vladimir…< Less
First Love (Hardcover) By Ivan Turgenev
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First Love is a classic tale of romance by Russian author Ivan Turgenev, famous for its autobiographical overtones. Originally published in 1860, the story begins at a party in which three... More > middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. When our protagonist Vladimir Petrovich has his turn to tell his, he proposes to write it down in a notebook and read it. Herein we are told about Vladimir's sixteen year old self, who is staying with his family in the countryside, wherein he meets his new neighbour Zinaida Alexandrovna Zasyekina. Although the girl is five years his senior, the young Vladimir falls for her immediately. However the beautiful and mischievous Zinaida has other suitors, and many are better placed in life compared with the teenage Vladimir…< Less
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The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less
The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu (Hardcover) By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less
Lettres a Madame Viardot [French] By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev... More > (/tɜːrˈɡɛnjəf, -ˈɡeɪn-/; Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев; IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was born into a family of Russian land-owners in Oryol, Russia, on November 9, 1818 (October 28 Old Style). His father, Sergei Nikolaevich Turgenev, a colonel in the Russian cavalry, was a chronic philanderer[citation needed]. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Turgenev< Less
Old and New Masters (Illustrated) By Robert Lynd Lynd
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The book contains biographies of such great writers as Dostoevsky, Jane Austen, Chesterton, Wordsworth, Pope, Turgenev, Bernard Shaw, Thomas Hardy, Keats and others

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