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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Lights here and there in the dugouts. At the entrance to one of the officers'
dugouts a thickset officer halted for a moment, his wet fingers slipping over his
greatcoat fasteners. He hurriedly unfastened them, shook the water from the
collar, wiped ...
His head suddenly sank on his breast, so that only the dark rosy tips of his ears
emerged from his grey greatcoat. He turned back, huddled up and stumbling over
his feet. Ivan Alexievitch broke away from the rank, and called with a quiver in ...
the German asked, stepping out of the dugout and carelessly adjusting his
greatcoat across his shoulders. " Hands up ! Hands up ! Surrender ! " Valet
shouted hoarsely. Mute with astonishment, the German slowly raised his hands,
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