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Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev 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.
years of life: 9 November 1818 3 September 1883

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‘I had no first love,’ he said at last; ‘I began with the second.’
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address myself to you,’ she wrote, ‘as one gentlewoman to another gentlewoman
Aidana Tokinahas quoted10 months ago
This unexpectedly rapid fulfilment of my secret desires both delighted and appalled me. I

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This was so philosophical, tragic, memorable, and brilliant. I really enjoyed the theme of the clash between the different generations of "fathers and sons".

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    Genius level descriptions of places, people, things and especially weather.

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