And quiet flows the Don, Deel 1
A.A. Knopf, 1 jan. 1934 - 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.
Resultaten 1-3 van 11
§5 In Listnitsky's company was a cossack, Ivan Lagutin, who had been one of the
first to be elected to the regimental military revolutionary committee. Until the
regiment arrived in Petrograd he displayed no outstanding characteristics, but at
and called Lagutin to him. The man turned his horse and rode up, glancing
inquiringly at the captain. " Well, what's the latest news in the committee ? "
Listnitsky asked. " Nothing much just now," the man replied. " What district are
you from, ...
Running back to the cossacks, Lagutin seized Arzhanov around the waist and
tried to drag him away. But the sergeant resisted, muttering : " Don't take on so !
Don't take on ! Is he to throw stones and us not say a word ? Let me go ! Let me
go, I ...
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - TheWasp - LibraryThing
Gregor Melekov and his brother Piotra are cossack farmers on the Don River in the village of Tatarsk when WW1 breaks out and young men are sent to war. Civil war follows which sees many cossacks ... Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing
"He had no cap, nor had he the upper part of his cranium, for it had been cut clean away by a shard of shrapnel. In the empty brain-pan, framed by damp strains of hair, glimmered rose-coloured rain ... Volledige review lezen