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A Nobleman Nest

Auhtor: Ivan Turgenev

Language: english
Published: 1858

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Review by O. Brown, August 2006


Rating: (****)
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Summary of the Book 'A Nobleman Nest':

Ivan Turgenev Born October 28 1818(1818-10-28)Oryol Russian Empire Died September 3 1883 (aged 64)Bougival Seine-et-Oise Occupation Novelist and Playwright Genres Realism Notable work(s) A Sportsmans Sketches ? Fathers and Sons ? A Month in the Country Influences Shakespeare Goethe Pushkin Belinsky Lermontov Byron Schiller Hegel Schlegel Schopenhauer Bakunin Influenced Theodor Storm Gustave Flaubert Herman Bang Henry James Joseph Conrad Anton Chekhov Irne Nmirovsky Ernest Hemingway Truman Capote Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (November 9 1818 - September 3 1883) was a Russian novelist short story writer and playwright. His first major publication a short story collection entitled A Sportsmans Sketches is a milestone of Russian Realism and his novel Fathers and Sons is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Nobleman Nest':


... my father, art not thou inventing that.. Not in the least, ma'am, I saw him myself.. Well, that's no proof.. He has recovered his health ...
... and in the capitals of various governments, he suffered and endured a great deal, he learned to know want, he floundered like a fish on the ice ...
... same.. Good gracious, Fedor Ivnitch. You have a splendid house at Lavrki.. Lavrtzky scowled slightly. Yes . but in that little ...
... cousin, Dmtry Pstoff, and his sister, Mrfa Timofevna, already known to the reader. He told them everything, announced that he intended to go to Petersburg ...
... mon fils, and addressed him as vous. In Russian Fdya called his father thou, but he dared not sit down in his presence. The system bewildered the ...
... amiable, courteous, unmarried, with beautiful manners and euphonious family names they all talked fast and much, bowed with easy grace, and screwed ...
... still cherished doubts. Varvra Pvlovna did not defend herself: she merely wished to see him, she entreated him not to condemn her irrevocably. The letter ...
... his fill, Antn took his staff, and beat upon the board at the store-house which had long been hanging silent,[8] and immediately lay down for ...
... possible to put asunder that which God has joined together.. Our convictions on that point are too dissimilar, Lizavta Mikhalovna,-said Lavrtzky, ...
... rather, what to do, but don't call names, you Poltva Demosthenes.. Just see what a freak he has taken. I'll not tell thee that, brother every one ...
... possession of him everything around him seemed so unexpectedly strange, and, at the same time, so long, so sweetly familiar far and near,-and things ...
... had been sent to you as a chastisement.. Lavrtzky laughed bitterly. Do you think so. At all events, I am free now.. Liza gave a slight start. Stop, ...
... all at once, as though ashamed of his expansiveness, he began, apropos of the familiar Thought, to upbraid and reprove the present generation ...
... said again:-I am ready to give the whole of my life to you.. Again she shuddered, as though something had stung her, and raised her gaze heavenward. All ...
... twelve o'clock on the following day, Lavrtzky set out for the Kaltins'. On the way thither, he met Pnshin, who galloped past him on horseback, with ...
... rapid trill as made even Gedenovsky start in the very middle of the waltz, she abruptly changed into a mournful motif, and wound up with the aria from ...
... only been bragging before Pnshin, when thou saidst to him, that thou hadst come to Russia in order to till the earth thou hast come in order ...
... knees. Lavrtzky caught it before it fell to the floor, hastily thrust it into his side pocket, and, turning round, his eyes met those of Mrfa Timofevna. Lzotchka, ...
... stammered at last: lie down, my darling, sleep a little: this comes from lack of sleep, my dear.. Liza raised her head, her cheeks were burning. No, ...
... Russian Empire Died September 3, 1883 (aged 64)Bougival, Seine-et-Oise Occupation Novelist and Playwright Genres Realism Notable work(s) A Sportsman's ...