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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I rode over from the station only yesterday. If she were^resh, you'd never overtake
me, Korshunov." " Maybe," Mitka said magnanimously. Gregor and Mitka left the
others and rode home around the hill. Listnitsky took a chilly leave of them, ...
§4 The regiment had nearly reached the village of Koro- levka when Gregor rode
up with the report. After reading it the colonel gave an order to his adjutant, who
galloped off to the first company. The fourth company rode through Korolevka, ...
As the Germans rode up the farther side of each ravine the cossacks sent shots
after them. A little farther on another German went down. " Our cossacks should
be coming from that farm in a minute. That's the second outpost," Mrikhin
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