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There was a stubborn rumour that the people of the Kuban and Terek were
extremely hostile to the Don Cossacks and the Volunteer Army, and that already
a big fight had occurred between a Don division and Kuban Cossack infantry.
One Kuban Cossack, who had got separated from his party, grew seriously
annoyed with Prokhor for holding him back with such nonsensical talk. He was
about to bring his whip down across Prokhor's face, but with extraordinary agility
During the evening other Cossacks turned up, one of them with an accordion. ...
A Kuban Cossack in a ragged Circassian coat ordered the accordion-player to
strike up a Naur- skaya dance and, picturesquely throwing out his arms, glided ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - TheWasp - LibraryThing
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
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And Quiet Flows the Don: A Novel in Four Books, Volume 1
Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov
Fragmentweergave - 1967