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Home of the Gentry

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ISBN-10: 0140442243

ISBN-13: 9780140442243

Edition: 1970

Authors: Ivan Turgenev, Richard Freeborn

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On one level the novel is about the homecoming of Lavretsky, who, broken and disillusioned by a failed marriage, returns to his estate and finds love again - only to lose it. The sense of loss and of unfulfilled promise, beautifully captured by Turgenev, reflects his underlying theme that humanity is not destined to experience happiness except as something ephemeral and inevitably doomed. On another level Turgenev is presenting the homecoming of a whole generation of young Russians who have fallen under the spell of European ideas that have uprooted them from Russia, their 'home', but have proved ultimately superfluous. In tragic bewilderment, they attempt to find reconciliation with their…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 1970
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/30/1970
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English