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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The words came deliberately from Stockman. " They're well off. They're none of
your proletariat, they're muck." " Why is that ? " Valet asked. " Because they're too
well off. Each has his own little house, his wife, and every comfort. And a good ...
Do you understand ? " The ataman drew himself up and turned back to execute
bis instructions. Stockman was sitting in his unbuttoned vest, his back to the door,
filing a design on veneer. He glanced round as the officials entered, and bit his ...
Михаил Александрович Шолохов. put it on one side, and having read the cover
of the third, turned to Stockman again. " Where do you keep the rest of this type of
literature ? " Stockman screwed up one eye as though taking aim at the officer, ...
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