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A House Of Gentlefolk

Auhtor: Ivan Turgenev

Language: english
Published: 1859

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fiction and literature,  harvard classics
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A House Of Gentlefolk':

v. 1. Rudin.--v. 2. A house of gentlefolk.--v. 3. On the eve.--v. 4. Fathers and children.--v. 5. Smoke.--v. 6-7. Virgin soil.--v. 8-9. A sportsmans sketches.--v. 10. Dream tales and prose poems.--v. 11. The torrents of spring.--v. 12. A Lear of the steppes and other stories.--v. 13. The diary of a superfluous man and other stories.--v. 14. A desperate character and other stories.--v. 15. The

Excerpts from the Book 'A House Of Gentlefolk':


... nowadays. It's the age we live in. One of my friends, a most worthy man, and, I assure you, a man of no mean position, used to say, that nowadays ...
... over the keys, and a scarcely perceptible smile glided over his lips. Well, and you. he said, do you too think me an egoist.. I know you ...
... Lisa, he understands everything, and he can do almost everything himself.. Yes, everything second-rate, cheap, scamped work. That pleases, and ...
... rouble, asked permission to see the new young mistress, to whom he happened to be godfather, kissed her hand and ran off at his best speed. And Ivan ...
... certainly, some changes were made idlers and dependants met with summary dismissal among them two old women were made to suffer, one blind, another ...
... summer and autumn they spent in Germany and Switzerland, and for the winter, as one would naturally expect, they went to Paris. In Paris, Varvara Pavlovna ...
... long as it was not home. He sent instructions to his steward on the subject of his wife's allowance, and at the same time told him to take all control ...
... another over the earth, and sadness weights on the heart from their noiseless flight. Here I am at the very bottom of the river, thought Lavretsky ...
... suddenly, it strikes me you are in love with cousin yourself.. Lemm stopped short all at once. I beg you, he began in an uncertain voice, do ...
... the drawing-room by a tall, thin man, in a thread-bare blue coat, with a wrinkled, but lively face, with disheveled grey whiskers, a long straight nose, ...
... everything that was passing in his heart she listened so sweetly, so attentively her few replies and observations seemed to him so simple and so ...
... with a gesture of the hand. No, that is not it, replied Lisa, flushing. You did not understand me. You ought to be seeking to be forgiven.. To ...
... and he went away at last in secret bewilderment . . . . He felt there was something in Lisa to which he could never perate. Another time Lavretsky ...
... to her. Agafya again returned to power, and again grew plump and fair her mistress put the most complete confidence in her. So passed five years more. ...
... ran impulsively into the next room, and returned at once with a small and very elegantly dressed little girl in her arms. Thick flaxen curls fell over ...
... trembling. Lisa was astonished she had never before seen her sensible and reasonable aunt in such a condition. A pretty thing, miss, Marfa Timofyevna ...
... buttoned up to the throat, and a high English collar. It was hard for me to obey but you see I have come, this was what was expressed by ...
... you know that as for shyness-almost all children at her age are shy-there's not a trace of it. She's so like you, Fedor Ivanitch, it's amazing. The ...
... unfeeling, she concluded, with a significant shake of the head. But then women can appreciate goodness and noble-heartedness, said Varvara Pavlovna, ...
... spirited carriage horses, fiery out-riders with plaited manes, and riding horses from the Don. The breakfast, dinner, and supper-hours were all in confusion ...