On the Eve, by Ivan Turgenev, Folio Society, 2011

Already a huge 19th century Russian literature fan, I am finding myself more and more attracted to the writings of Ivan Turgenev. Turgenev (1818-1883) is among the pantheon of great Russian writers of the 19th century (along with Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Gogal and Pushkin).  While Turgenev often touches on many of the same themes that Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy expound upon, he does so with much less explicit … Continue reading On the Eve, by Ivan Turgenev, Folio Society, 2011