A House of Gentlefolk (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A House of Gentlefolk (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Ivan Turgenev
     
 

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One of the most popular Russian novels of the nineteenth century, Turgenev’s 1859 story of the offspring of an aristocratic father and serf mother mirrors his own life. Fyodor Ivanych Lavretsky experiences love and betrayal in Paris, and tragically ironic twists of fate upon his return home. Presented here in Constance Garnett’s English translation.

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One of the most popular Russian novels of the nineteenth century, Turgenev’s 1859 story of the offspring of an aristocratic father and serf mother mirrors his own life. Fyodor Ivanych Lavretsky experiences love and betrayal in Paris, and tragically ironic twists of fate upon his return home. Presented here in Constance Garnett’s English translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411446953
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
440
File size:
306 KB

Meet the Author

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) was born to the landed aristocracy. As an adult he spent most of his time in Baden-Baden, Germany and Paris, France. A contemporary and rival of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, his works include A Sportsman’s Sketches, A Month in the Country, First Love, Diary of a Superfluous Man, Torrents of Spring, Fathers and Sons and other landmarks of nineteenth-century Russian realism.

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