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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You must get up very early," Mitka declared. "I'll get up, only you'll have to waken
me." " I can do that. But how about your father ? " " What about my father ? " Mitka
smiled. " He might take me for a thief. The dogs will have to be baited ! " " That's ...
The old lady had no love for the desperate and quarrelsome Mitka. " And what do
you want, Ilinichna ? " Mitka said in surprise, as he tied his horse to the
balustrade of the steps. " I want Gregor. Where is he ? " " He's asleep under the
At first he poked lightly, whispering : " Mitka ! Mitka ! Hey, Mitka ! " But Mitka only
sighed and drew his legs up. Grishaka grew more ruthless and began to bore the
stick into Mitka's stomach. Mitka woke up suddenly and seized the end of the ...
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