By Ivan Turgenev
"The great point is to guide a regular existence, and never be the slave of your passions. What do you get if not?"
One of Russian literature's most famous love stories—a shiny and delicate account of adolescent love, in which the 16 12 months outdated protagonist falls in love with a gorgeous yet older lady dwelling subsequent door, thereby plunging right into a whirlwind of adjusting feelings which are heightened by means of her capriciousness, and resulting in a very heart-rending revelation.
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Too brief to be a singular, too lengthy to be a quick tale, the novella is mostly unrecognized by means of lecturers and publishers. still, it's a shape cherished and practiced by means of literature's maximum writers. within the artwork Of The Novella sequence, Melville apartment celebrates this renegade paintings shape and its practitioners with titles which are, regularly, provided in publication shape for the 1st time.
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One of Russian literature's most famous love stories—a shiny and delicate account of adolescent love, in which the 16 yr previous protagonist falls in love with a stunning yet older girl residing subsequent door, thereby plunging right into a whirlwind of adjusting feelings which are heightened by way of her capriciousness, and resulting in a really heart-rending revelation.
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Too brief to be a singular, too lengthy to be a brief tale, the novella is usually unrecognized by means of teachers and publishers. still, it's a shape cherished and practiced through literature's maximum writers. within the paintings Of The Novella sequence, Melville condo celebrates this renegade artwork shape and its practitioners with titles which are, sometimes, offered in e-book shape for the 1st time.
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