And quiet flows the Don, Deel 1
A.A. Knopf, 1966 - 755 pagina's
This story of a group of Cossacks living along the Don river--a primitive, virile, and unbelievably brutal people--centers about Gregor Melekhov, a young Cossack with Turkish blood in his veins. His home life, his unhappy marriage and impassioned love affair, and his military adventures and experiences in the Revolution are told with frank naturalism, from a Bolshevik point of view. Host of other characters crowd the pages of a powerful novel of war and revolution.
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Pantaleimon Prokoffievitch. Son of Prokoffey. „ Ilinichna. Wife of Pantaleimon. „
Piotra Pantalievitch. Son of Pantaleimon and Ilinichna. „ Gregor (also Grishka).
Son of Pantaleimon and Ilinichna. Dunia. Daughter of Pantaleimon and Ilinichna.
Pantaleimon and Ilinichna sat side by side at the back like two youngsters, with
no room to give or take. Gregor bit his lips and whipped up the horses. They
pulled at the traces and started off without warning. " Look out I You'll catch your
Ilinichna, supporting her cheek on her palm, grieved as she looked at Natalia, so
changed from what she had been. " You've come for good ? " Dunia asked as
she rubbed Natalia's hands. " Who knows . . . ? " " Why, where else should she
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