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Tõde ja õigus I

(Tõde ja õigus #1)

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  2,154 ratings  ·  43 reviews
The book series can be seen as a thorough overview of developments of Estonian society from about 1870 to about 1930; it presents an epic panorama of both the rural and urban societies of that era. Tammsaare's primary conception was that under the then-applicable conditions, reaching a harmony of both truth and justice is impossible, and thus, while many characters will se ...more
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Published (first published 1926)
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Antonomasia
An everyday story of Estonian country folk: the first part of a semi-autobiographical pentalogy considered one of the greatest literary classics of 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: an intermittently sociopathic and litigious feuder and prankster. Pearu is most people's idea of the neighbour from hell – except that in stu ...more
Maria
Dec 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
no üllatavalt okei oli. vaert raamat, täis vaert naisi ja vängeid mehi
Jaagup
Feb 24, 2012 rated it liked it
Nagu keegi ütles, raamat sellest, kuidas inimesed lõputu mullassonkimise nüridusest lolliks lähevad. Olustikukirjeldusena ilmselt hea, kooliõpilaste kirjandusvihkajaks tegemiseks suurepärane, muus osas aga liiga aeglane, pikk ja raskemeelne.
Loona
May 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Vaert raamat tõesti...
Madli
Mar 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
As others have already written, it resembles about Estonian life. But it's not all of it.
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
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Mariliis Tüvi
Feb 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Eesti kirjanik ja semiootik Valdur Mikita on iseloomustanud eestlaste ja "Tõe ja õiguse" kui eestluse ühe tüviteksti suhet järgnevalt: "Rahvas, kelle kõige kuulsam kirjandusteos on viieköiteline sookuivendamise käsiraamat, ei saa olla normaalne – ja ei peagi. Võimalik, et meil on ilmaruumis hoopis üks teine asi ajada."
Juhan Voolaid
Apr 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Tõde ja õigust õnnestus mul koolipõlves mitte lugeda. Tänan selle eest oma kirjandusõpetajat, kes ei tõmmanud mind selle eest liistule ja ei rikkunud mu ilmselt selle aasta parimat lugemiselamust. Toona ei oleks see raamat mind kindlasti kuidagi kõnetanud. Mitte ükski raamat ei suutnud seda siis - vaja oli kõige muuga tegeleda.

Igatahes nüüd kui seda lugema hakkasin, tegin seda suure eelarvamusega -- ikkagi on tegemist "eestlase piibliga". Meie kultuuri tüvitekst, jne jne. Ilmselt ta üks raske nä
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Martha
Jul 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Suhtusin alguses sellesse raamatusse kui tüütusse kohustusse, aga mida rohkem ma lugesin, seda rohkem haaras Vargamäe mind endasse. Mul on hea meel, et lugesin seda alles nüüd, mitu head aastat pärast gümnaasiumi lõppu. Gümna ajal poleks ma kindlasti seda lugemist niiviisi nautinud nagu praegu, aga ka praegu jäi raamat minu jaoks veidi aeglaseks ja venivaks. Üldiselt oli vaert lugemine.
Matti
Jul 25, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mahtavaa. Juuri näin raivaajakertomuksia pitää kirjoittaa. On lehmää suossa, on kiusaavaa naapuria, on ojankaivuuta, saadaan lapsia joiden kasvua seurataan, parannetaan maatilaa ja vuodet kuluvat, asiat ja yhteiskunta muuttuvat. Kirjaa on syystäkin verrattu Täällä Pohjantähden alla -trilogiaan. Samaa henkeä, periksiantamattomuutta ja toiveiden täyttymättä jäämistä löytyy molemmista kirjoista. Toki on myös ilon hetkiä, onnistumisia ja kepeää juhlimista. A.H. Tammsaaren lapsikuvaukset eivät saavut ...more
Siim
Sep 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Estonians who aren't terrified of books
Shelves: 2012

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

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Piruvi
Apr 11, 2012 rated it did not like it
It is a book that describes quite good the Estonian society. Mostly that everybody wants to be better than their neighbour. I didn't like it because it is full negativity, but it opened up my eyes to look more carefully what is going on around us. Once I talked with my Estonian language teacher about the book and shared the feeling with her, that the older I get the more I realize how true the book is (and that is sad). She said that very few people realize that.
I would also say that is quite b
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Haute Culture Books
Jul 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing

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Kristiine
Mar 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
Well... I read through the conclusion and it was pretty intersting and 25 pages long. But now I have to read the whole book. I know the storyline and I liked it but I just cann't read all the description and stuff... it's a death of me!
Ingvar Baranin
May 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
paleo-eestlaslik etno-värk: tööta ja tööta, ikka ei saa midagi
Joonas
Aug 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reread
"Koskaan ei tehty riitä, koskaan ei halu täyty."

A. H. Tammsaaren viisiosaisen ja kunnianhimoisesti nimetyn Totuus ja oikeus-sarjan ensimmäinen romaani Maan lupaus on upeasti kirjoitettu ja käännetty raivaajaeepos.

Tammsaaren Totuus ja oikeus-sarjaa on helppo verrata Väinö Linnan Täällä Pohjantähden alla-trilogiaan. Totuus ja oikeus-sarja on yksi virolaisuuden perusteoksista, josta ovat syntyneet monet sanonnat ja vertaukset, jotka ovat yhä osa tämän päivän kielenkäyttöä. Teossarja on viisiosainen
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Jarno Mehtiö
Jan 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Keskiarvo alle neljän, vaikka kirja vetää vertoja Linnan Pohjantähden alle. Törkeätä. Itse uhrasin kuitenkin lomalta paluu -uneni kirjan viimeisen 300 sivun lukemiseen. Ei malttanut jättää kesken. Harvoin käy enää näin.

Kirja on raivaajaeepos Virosta, sijoittuu maaorjuuden lakkauttamisen (1861) jälkeen, vuosisadan viimeisellä neljänneksellä (kirjan termi, ei oma anakronismini).

Voisi kirjoittaa paljonkin, miten kuvataan ihmisen asemaa muutosten osana ja tekijänä, ihmisen muutosta ja asioiden tärk
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Siim
Jul 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kuulasime selle raamatu läbi koos lastega Euroopas sõites. Võib öelda, et kuulamiseks kulus 5500 km autosõitu. On mitmeid põhjuseid, miks see raamat kuulub kirjandusklassikasse. Ja on mitmeid kohti, kus on tunda tolle aja maaelu raskust. See on mõjus raamat ja väärib iga 10-20 aasta tagant taaslugemist.
Inge Ivaste
Feb 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Vaert raamat. Äratas mus eestlase ja armastuse Eestimaa vastu. Igas Eesti naises on killuke Krõõta ja Mari. Igas Eesti mehes on sutsuke Andrest ja Pearut. Iga naabriga on meil näpuotsatäis Mäe ja Oru üleaedsete suhet. Nemad olid meie esivanemad ja meie pole muutunud.

(Armastus ei puudunud Vargamäelt, seda ei osatud näha, ei osatud näidata)
fili☀️
Nov 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: own
ära poe teise hingele kunagi üsna ligi, see võib sind temast sootuks eemale peletada
Reti
Nov 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sõnatu.
Laurelin Tengel
Nov 19, 2017 rated it it was ok
Why is life so hard....because you make it hard fool. That's the book.
Triinu
Jun 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017-loetud
Minu arvamuse leiab blogist https://triinuraamatud.wordpress.com/...
Tanel Pärss
Sep 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Hea raamat, ainult ei saa aru miks koolilapsed seda lugema peavad - sellest arusaamiseks peaks veidi ikka elanud olema.
Emma
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was ok
2,5/5 more
It wasnt great nor bad? Just very boring and dull and uninteresting.
Ketokh
Nov 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics
Great idea to translate this book in English. As for foreigner, it was really interesting to read about the nature of Estonian people, their life, and habits, relationships inside the family, friendship, attitude toward the women, education in the beginning of 20th century (book was written between 1926-1933). During the reading, I felt like the translation was really good, because it was possible to feel persons character and their emotional level.
This book is for them, who don't afraid of ext
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Marju Sepp
Mar 10, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: ammu-loetud
Siit siis minu lühikokkuvõte kogu tõe ja õiguse viiest osast.
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.
Kus on tõde, kus on õigus? Kus on töö ja kus on armastus?
Hanna H
Aug 29, 2014 rated it liked it
Finally finished it, read it due to my literature class. Well, it had so much description sometimes that I was just like ugh, but the story of the characters were interesting. Also I know that it talked about life in Estonia at 19 century, well I'm not that sure about the century, but it aways talked about their jobs such as building fences and stuff and it was really boring.
Janeli
Jan 08, 2011 rated it liked it
It's a typical book about life in Estonia. I read it through, but it took quite a lot time, because in my opinion it was quite boring. There wasn't much of a storyline either. ''Tõde ja õigus'' is one of the most popular Estonian books, but I personally don't see myself reading the next books in this series.
Annika
Jul 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
I quite enjoyed this book, it's suprisingly interesting and easy to read. I had to read it during literature class like many other estonians and so taught it will be the same old boring, but no. I really really liked it. Want to read the rest of the series.
Erkki
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Kõik hea, aga masendav, kuidas ühiskond/eestlased on selle raamatu tegelased enda prototüübiks võtnud. Tuleks kohustuslikust kirjandusest kõrvale heita kui ei suudeta tagada piisavat lugemisjärgset analüüsi.
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A. H. Tammsaare, born Anton Hansen, was an Estonian writer whose pentalogy Truth and Justice (Tõde ja õigus; 1926 – 1933) is considered one of the major works of Estonian literature and "The Estonian Novel".

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Tõde ja õigus (5 books)
  • Tõde ja õigus II
  • Tõde ja õigus III
  • Tõde ja õigus IV
  • Tõde ja õigus V