“A NEST OF NOBLES”
BY IVAN S. TURGENIEFF
TRANSLATED FROM THE RUSSIAN
BY W.R.S. RALSTON
DEDICATED TO THE AUTHOR BY HIS FRIEND THE TRANSLATOR.
The author of the D...
The Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) was a founder of the Russian realistic novel. He ranks as one of the greatest stylists in the Russian lang...
Although his most enduring work is the novel Fathers and Sons, Russian realist writer Ivan Turgenev changed the lives of Russian serfs with his 1852 book Zapiski okhotnika, much as American writer Har...
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