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Fathers and Sons by  Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev - Paperback - 1984 - from Odds and Ends Shop and Biblio.com

Fathers and Sons

by Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Books. Very Good. 1984. Paperback. Both covers, next to the spine, are creased from reading. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. The spine and back cover are scuffed from shelf wear and the lower left corner has a couple of creases. The bottom corner of page 263 to the end of the book, 32 pages, is bent in varying degrees and the top corner of page 263 is creased. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 294 pages; From the back cover: The book (first published in 1861) is agreed to be Turgenev's masterpiece and its hero, Bazarov, is one of the most remarkable figure in Russian literature. Turgenev's creation of the first literary nihilist and his demonstration of the failure of communication between generations succeeded in enraging both fathers and sons in the Russia of his time; they also help to explain the appeal of this work to Europeans today. Yet FATHERS AND SONS also contains some of the most moving scenes in the literature of any language. The book was translated by Rosemary Edmonds with the 'Romanes Lecture' Fathers and Children by Isaiah Berlin. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .

Fathers and Sons is an 1862 novel by Ivan Turgenev, his best known work. The title of this work in Russian is Отцы и дети (Otcy i Deti), which literally means "Fathers and Children"; the work is often translated to Fathers and Sons in English for reasons of euphony.




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