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Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев; 1818–1883), was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction. ~Via Annouschka Przybylska


Ivan Turgenev - The author of "Father and Sons". The last paragraph of this book serves to showcase his awesome talent as a writer.

On the Eve: On the Eve is one of Turgenev’s finest novels, a poignant love story that is equally acclaimed as a portrait of Russian society in the 1850s. The innocence and idealism of the younger characters contrast with the world-weary older generation.


Ingrid Bergman in Ivan Turgenev "A Month in the Country", a play she starred with Sir Michael Redgrave in London in 1965-66 to full-packed audiences and ravishing reviews.


~ "Circumstances define us; they force us onto one road or another, and then the punish us for it." Ivan Turgenev ~ ~ ~


Fathers and Sons (Oxford World's Classics) by Ivan Turgenev,