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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Михаил Александрович Шолохов. We'll settle scores ! " he threatened with his
scarred ringer, and with a shrug adjusted the coat flung across his shoulders.
And over the village slipped the days, passing into the nights ; the weeks flowed
Beyond the village he saw the white, glowing forms of the lads bathing in the
stream. A woman's contralto voice called : " Stassia, Stassia ! Come here ! "
Shchegolkov lit a cigarette, and remarked as he went back to the shed : " Look
how the ...
□fchem Chinese, Letts, and other foreign nationalities, prepared to spend the
night outside the village. Evidently their commander did not trust his nondescript
and undisciplined soldiers in the village at night. §2 Shaken in battles against the
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Gregor Melekov and his brother Piotra are cossack farmers on the Don River in the village of Tatarsk when WW1 breaks out and young men are sent to war. Civil war follows which sees many cossacks ... Volledige review lezen
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"He had no cap, nor had he the upper part of his cranium, for it had been cut clean away by a shard of shrapnel. In the empty brain-pan, framed by damp strains of hair, glimmered rose-coloured rain ... Volledige review lezen