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Home of the Gentry by Ivan Turgenev
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Dec 31, 2008

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Rather interesting than captivating. After 50 pages it was quite predictable he will fall for her and for a while I had the feeling I was reading the Russian version of "Pride and prejudice", but thank goodness it wasn't so. I am a fan of happy endings but I swear, if this one ended happily I wouldn't have read Turgenev again.

Turgenev has an interesting way of setting his work, maybe I'll get into details after finishing Fathers and Sons.

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Interesting fact: in 1979, a Russian discovered an asteroid and named it Turgenev, after the writer.
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