Tõde ja õigus I (Tõde ja õigus #1)
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Pearu doesn't just want to tease Andres for the sake of giving him a hard time. He is bored. He wants to play a game with Andres. Andres though doesn't understand it. For Pearu, life is a game. Andres looks at life in a much serious way. He is always looking for truth and justice. And he is surprised about how truth isn't equal with justice. And the way he realizes it is very sad. As everyone once understan ...more
The book was interesting. I wasn't expecting it to be enjoyable, due to everyone who's had to read it complaining about it. But some had said that it was difficult but interesting, if only you managed to focus. So I went in with that mindset and wasn't really disappointed.
I was slightly put off by the fact that the book didn't have a real clear buildup-climax-resolution mechanic, instead it was more like a collection of stories in chronological order. Which, actually, isn't that bad. If you th...more
I would also say that is quite b ...more
An everyday story of Estonian country folk: the first part of a semi-autobiographical pentalogy that's a major classic in its homeland, it's about a late nineteenth century farming family and their neighbours, over the course of around 25 years and 650 pages. Andres is based on the author's father, and Pearu is the bloke next door: feuder, prankster, intermittently sociopathic. Indrek, who represents Anton Tammsaare himself, isn't born until nearly page 300, and is a relatively minor charac ...more
Taluperemees Andres tapab tööga ära oma noore ja kauni naise Krõõda. Siis lööb sulaselt üle tema naise Mari. Selle peale poob Mari mees Juss end kase otsa üles. Mari ja Andrese suhtest sünnib memmepoeg Indrek, kes nooruki eas armub tema seisusele mittevastavasse ja vanemasse sakslannasse. Hiljem abiellub Indrek Kariniga, kes depressioonis jookseb trammi ette.
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