Original Language: Russian
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This Russian classic tells in low-keyed, elegant pastoral prose the poignant tales of down-trodden serfs abused by their loony and cruel owners, every bit as malicious and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lee H. Smith
If you enjoy books with a strong plot, flowing dialogue, and page turning adventure have I advice for you!.. You need to stay far, far, faaaaaar away from this book then. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Joshua Clark
"Literature is news that stays news" and that is very much the case with Turgenev's masterwork. Read morePublished on April 8, 2014 by Jeffrey Tedford
This was Turgenev's first "novel" (it's really a collection of short stories with a common theme) and a brilliant achievement, given the time and place. Read morePublished on March 4, 2014 by reading man
Turgenev's A Hunter's Sketches is a classic of Russian (and world) literature, and has been on my "to read list" since my teens. Read morePublished on February 14, 2013 by Eric Maroney
I don't read Russian, but this is the most readable and rich translation I've found. In "How to Read and Why," Harold Bloom recommends "Bezhin Lea" and " Kasyan from the Beautiful... Read morePublished on June 5, 2012 by A.