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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Prokoffey speedily made shift for himself ; carpenters built him a hut, he himself
fenced in the cattle-yard, and in the early autumn he took his bowed, foreign wife
to her new home. He walked with her through the village, behind the cart laden ...
Well, what is it ? " the officer asked. " I'm not alone " Gregor flushed darkly. " I've a
woman with me. . . . Perhaps you can find something for her to do ? " " Your wife ?
" Listnitsky inquired, smiling and raising his eyebrows. " Someone else's wife.
Your brother Piotra Pantalievitch and his wife Daria Matvievna greet you and
wish you health and well-being ; also your sister Dunia and all at home greet you.
We received your letter, sent in February, the fifth day, and heartily thank you for it
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