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.
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... cossack rode alone along the road to Millerovo and fell in with Hokhols (the
Ukrainian villages began with Lower Yablonska and stretched for some fifty miles
, as far as Millerovo) he had to yield them the road, or they would set about him.
It will have to be taken to Millerovo, we can't mend it here. There's a crack in it as
long as this." Ivan Alexievitch measured the length on his little finger. " There's a
works at Millerovo, isn't there ? " Stockman asked, scattering a fine silver rain as ...
They spent two days there, then, learning that the Don Revolutionary Committee
had been driven out of Kamenska by the Chornetsov troops, they followed it to
Millerovo. Millerovo was alive and active with people. Bunchuk remained there ...
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