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В книгу вошли рассказы и крохотки, написанные А.И.Солженицыным в периоды 1958-1966 и 1996-1999 годов. Их разделяют почти 30 лет, в течение которых автором были созданы такие крупные произведения, как роман "В круге первом", повесть "Раковый корпус", художественное исследование "Архипелаг ГУЛАГ" и историческая эпопея "Красное Колесо".
Paperback, 208 pages
Published by Penguin (first published 1963)
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Mehrzad M.
خانه ی ماتریونا، در یک کلام، شرح دشواری های دردناک زندگی است که آدمی را به تامل در باب مفهوم زندگی و غایت آدمی در این جهان وا می دارد.

داستان، از بیان معلم از اردوگاه کار اجباری برگشته ی به دنبال آرامش ست. ساکن خانه ای روستایی می شود، که زندگی مشقت بار زنی ۶۰ ساله که از بسیاری از مسایل دست کشیده محوریت حرف های اوست. حوادث پیرامون این زن و شخصیت های متفاوت دیگر داستان، دست مایه درس زندگی ای است که در این کتاب نهفته.
رؤیا (Roya)
خانه ماتریونا داستان مردی که بعد از ده سال از زندان به خانه برگشته و به دنبال زندگی ساکت و بی دغدغه شغل معلمی را در یکی از دروترین مناطق روسیه پذیرفته و مستاجر زنی پیر و بیمار در کلبه ای محقر در میان جنگل شده است. ماتریونا فقیر, خانه درهم فروریخته, هم نشینان گربه ای افلیج و موش هایی خانه زاد و سوسکهایی از نوع لشگر هستند که نه تنها همخانه جدید را ناراحت نمیکنند که معنایی فراتر از ظاهری فقیر و ژنده در بردارند.

"شب ها, وقتی ماتریونا در خواب بود و من پشت میزم مطالعه میکردم, صدای خفیف خش خشی که موش ه
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Yasmin
Apr 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-library-haves
Loved the story. Reminded me of my dad's grandma. Much love.
Matt
Jul 03, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For some reason, I thought Russian authors were hard to read. Not so in this case. This is a surprisingly easy-to-read novella.

A young man, first-person narrator of the story, released from prison, looking for work, eventually finds it in a village in the Russian province. There he lives as a tenant in the small house of Matrjona Vasilievna. The story deals with the two of them living together, about Matrjona's burdensome life and finally a tragedy. By the way, the story takes place starting in
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Sonya
Aug 14, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
خانه ی ماتریونا یک داستان کوتاه از زندگی پیرزنی هست که نماد خوبیهای فراموش شده از زندگی انسان هاست.
او در بند ساختن زندگی نبود، دنبال آراستن سر و ظاهر نبود، دنبال لباسهای زیبا نبود
او حتی شوهر و شش فرزندش را نیز از دست داده بود اما خوش اخلاقی اش را نه
او که همیشه دنبال کار بی مزد و خدمت برای دیگران بود
او از انسانهایی بود که بدون آنها دنیا جای قابل تحملی برای زیستن نبود
قسمتی از کتاب:
هر آنچه را برایم می پخت مطیعانه می خوردم و اگر چیز ناخوشایندی در غذا پیدا می شد با صبر و تحمل کنار می گذاشتم
دلم نم
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Moshtagh ghurdarvazi
آنها که بنا بر وجدان خود عمل میکنند همواره چهره ای نیکو دارند.
این کتاب شرح دشواری های دردناک زندگی است که آدمی را به تامل در باب مفهوم زندگی و غایت آدمی در این جهان وا می دارد.
Vimo
Jan 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Солженицын впервые открылся мне произведением "Один день Ивана Денисовича" и теперь накрепко влюбил в себя рассказом "Матрёнин двор". Для меня это - Ода чести гуманизма, человечности и одновременно грустная повесть о редкой чистоте души человека, о том самом "праведнике", "...без которого, по пословице, не стоит село.
Ни город.
Ни вся земля наша."
С таким вот праведником - пожилой вдовой Матрёной - судьба сводит автора, бывшего лагерного заключенного, Солженицина. В поисках "кондовой России", без р
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rosshalde
Dec 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I read this book I remember why I love Soljenitsin. His expressions and subject which were choosen by him are just adorable.

About book; Both stories are cool but I especially amazed by "Matryona's House". Relations between russian villagers have remarkable determinations. I think Soljenitsin was tried to explain the concept of humanism through Matryona and I found it very impressive.


Kitap 2 öyküden oluşuyor. İlki idealist bir sovyet vatandaşı olan Zotov'un gönüllü olarak orduya katılması
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Jochen
Jan 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In der zweisprachigen Reclam-Reihe russischer Autoren bisher noch keinen Text gelesen, der nicht großartig war. Solschenizyn habe ich wegen seiner politischen Bedeutung nie als Schriftsteller wahrgenommen, das wird sich nach diesem Text ändern. Wie von einem wiederauferstandenen Tolstoi, eine sehr berührende, moderne Heiligenlegende aus dem tiefsten Rußland der 50er Jahre. "Aus staubiger, heißer Wüste", also wohl aus dem Lager, kehrt der Held "nach einer Zeit" nach Rußland zurück. Inzwischen sit ...more
Zeynab
Jun 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
اين همه devoted بودن ماتريونا منو عصباني ميكنه. من ماتريوناها رو دوست دارم ولي تحسينشون نميكنم.
Biblio Curious
Aug 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Matryona's House is quite good and such a slow, leisurely story. The other stories in this collection share just a touch of a similar theme, just enough similarity to contribute to the commentary of Soviet Russia. It's a rich tapestry that Solzhenitsyn weaved together. I read only 1 of his Prose Poems at the end, so moving! So I'm going to leave them unread for a slower reading time. They'll be sweet when I re-read this later ^.^
آتوسا نوید
اساسا شخصیتهای پذیرنده، کم خواه و صلحجو چه در داستانها و چه در دنیای واقعی برای من جذابیت چندانی ندارند. به خصوص در داستانها دلم میخواهد آدمها را معترض به شرایط بد و شجاع در ایستادگی در مقابل بیعدالتی و زور ببینم. با این حال ماتریونای داستان سولژنیتسین چنان با مهارت تصویر شده که نه تنها شکل انعطافش به نظرم بزدلانه نمیآید بلکه سولژنیتسین حس احترام مرا نسبت به چنین افرادی برمیانگیزد و وادارم میکند آنها را در جامعه اطرافم ببینم .احتمالا قضاوت کردن در مورد این گروه اقلیت از این به بعد برایم سختتر خو ...more
Mario Rufino
Nov 20, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: com-críticas
O meu texto sobre ”A Casa de Matriona” seguido de “Incidente na Estação de Kotchetovka” (Sextante) para o Diário Digital. Mais um grande livro deste autor russo.
Espero que gostem.
http://diariodigital.sapo.pt/news.asp...
Regina Andreassen
Jul 17, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Beautifully written! Matriona is an old woman, who lives in a country town, she is kind, fair, and satisfied with her life, in spite of the simplicity of the routine. Ignatich is the new teacher of the school...between them a friendship is born...there is joy and sorrow! A touching story!
Davide
La casa di Matrjona è composto da due racconti, uno, omonimo, parla di un maestro che abita nella casa di Matrjona una vecchia russa; il secondo, alla stazione di Krectovka, parla di un giovane ufficiale russo nella II guerra mondiale.
Shuka
Jul 10, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
كتاب دردناكه. ماتريونا اگر روسيه اصيل باشه به نظرم نويسنده داره بهش اعتراض مى كنه كه چرا سرنوشتش رو با دستاى خودش داد دست يه مشت حريص و انتقامجو.
Noora
Jan 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Only Matryona's House.
Ziya Murat Kirgiz
Jul 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kitabın içinde iki hikaye vardı. İlk hikaye Kreçetovka İstasyonunda Bir Olay: İkinci Dünya Savaşı yıllarında savaşa katılmak için can atıp gözlwrindeki rahatsızlıktan dolayı istasyon şefliğine atanan teğmenin öyküsüydüfakat sonu Amerikan filmleri gibi bitti. Ağır giden öykü birden polisiye havaya bürünmüştü ki sonun ne olduğunu okuyucuya bıraktı. Yani sonu böyle olmasaydı daha iyi bir not alabilirdi benden. İkinci hikaye de Matriyona'nin Evi. Bu hikaye daha güzeldi her ne kadar sonu acıklı bitse ...more
Carol Lynch
Jul 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Matryona and her story have stayed with me since I first read it 20 years ago. It speaks so much of humanity and how to truly see it around oneself. And the last 2 paragraphs of the story are some of my all time favorite written words.
Emma Grace
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Gyoza
Dec 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
This collection includes 6 short stories and about a dozen prose poems, which are basically short sketches of a character or situation that illustrates an idea. My three favorites among the short stories were Matryona's House, The Right Hand, and An Incident at Krechetovka Station.

Matryona's House is narrated by a schoolteacher who has just arrived to work in the school of a little rural town. Looking around for lodgings, and preferring peace and quiet, he is directed to the house of a poor eld
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Vanjr
Feb 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: russia
"The Easter Procession" is one of the highlights of this collection of short stories. I found this volume to really an expansion of AS's regular polemic. Hard to find, but worth a read if you can get a copy.
Cel Red
Se tratan de dos relatos que aunque parten de ideas sencillas (la vida en la casa de una anciana y la burocracia de una estación de tren) tienen muchos matices y detalles que los ponen en otro nivel. Creo que ambos pueden parecer lentos, pero la verdad es que pasan muchas cosas desde las primeras páginas y uno debe fijarse bien en cómo se dicen las cosas y no tanto en lo que se dice para poder captar lo que la historia quiere decir.

Lo anterior no significa que sea una lectura densa, pero sí que
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Наталья Кульнис
Nov 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
читала когда-то в школе..но единственное, что осталось в памяти о рассказе "Матренин двор", что понравился очень...
спустя время, перечитав снова, погрузилась в него...не помню школьных эмоций, но сейчас просто под огромным впечатлением...
читая весь рассказ, остаешься спокойным и немного увлеченным, что будет к конце, какие автор вложил эмоции и переживания.. но прочитав последние строки, уже не можешь перестать думать.. особенно в наш мир потребительской власти..когда наличие денег (и всего, чт
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Svetlana Shaugney
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Andrés Culebro
Ambientada en la Rusia socialista, Solzhenitsyn nos relata la situación del pueblo ruso bajo el gran brazo del gobierno, llegno de pobreza, miedo, hostilidad, terror... Todos acostumbrados al sistema y dando por hecho grandes males como "normales", atrapados por la propaganda e incluso idiotizados con esta. Aunque el sistema soviético fue muy fuerte, siempre se pueden encontrar similitudes con nuestro país y nuestro "sistema".
Aún asi, Solzhenitsyn no es pesimista, nos muestra como incluso en la
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Seingalt
I thought this book, which I read in the Reclam Russian/German edition, was pretty good, although it took me quite a while to finish it, which is hardly surprising since neither my Russian nor my German is really up to scratch. The book itself didn't physically hold up to my manhandling of it, and the German translation was too free (it didn't seem bad to me, but I assumed it was there to help readers with the Russian, not to make it harder).

I probably enjoyed the last two or three pages of this
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Anca
Feb 07, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
Îmi place Soljenițîn, dar are cărţi mult mai bune decât aceasta. Sunt practic două nuvele de la începutul carierei lui de scriitor (le-am citit în jumătate de zi, sunt destul de scurte), o lectură plăcută, dar nimic mai mult. Având în vedere că au fost publicate în URSS şi nu se putea scrie orice la vremea aia, probabil că nici scriitorul nu a avut libertatea necesară să se desfăşoare.

http://www.oviatabuna.ro/2015/02/alte...
Muhammad Ridha Fahlawy
Matryona Vasilyevna, tokoh yg na didalam buku nyoe di peusaban saboh sa deungon harga diri masyarakat soviet watee nyan dibawah kuasa Stalin. Solzhenitsyn mengkritik po peurintah/pemerintah yg hana pakoe ureung gasin, deungon birokrasi cula caloe hana peuremeun keu rakyat jeulata. Seuhingga masyarakat watee nyan le nyang hana pateh akan na Tuhan semesta alam sabab udep sabee-sabee lam derita hana meupat ujong.
Ana_sadkova
Sep 30, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is just so russian. As I read it I pictured that village, this kind and practicly holly Matryona and believe it doesn`t matter is this true story or just a fiction.
И несмотря на то что читала эту книгу в школе, только сейчас поняла глубину и правдивость этой истории. Всем советую прочитать или перечитать
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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Soviet and Russian novelist, dramatist, and historian. Through his writings he helped to make the world aware of the Gulag, the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system – particularly The Gulag Archipelago and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, two of his best-known works.

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