On the Eve

On the Eve

by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
     
 

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On the Eve is the third novel by famous Russian writer Ivan Turgenev, best known for his short stories and the novel Fathers and Sons. Turgenev embellishes this love story with observations on middle class life and interposes some art and philosophy.
The story revolves around Elena, a girl with a very affected mother and a father who is a retired guards lieutenant…  See more details below

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On the Eve is the third novel by famous Russian writer Ivan Turgenev, best known for his short stories and the novel Fathers and Sons. Turgenev embellishes this love story with observations on middle class life and interposes some art and philosophy.
The story revolves around Elena, a girl with a very affected mother and a father who is a retired guards lieutenant and keeps a mistress. On the eve of the Crimean War, Elena is pursued by a free-spirited sculptor (Shubin) and an uptight student (Berzeniev). But when Berzeniev's dashing Bulgarian friend Insarov meets Elena, they soon fall in love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781516844852
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
08/11/2015
Pages:
98
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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