Category: Ivan Turgenev

Ivan S. Turgenev – Russian novelist and short story writer

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (November 9 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman’s Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.


The Jew

The colonel smiled, puffed out a coil of tobacco smoke between his moustaches, passed his hand over his grey hair, looked at us and
considered. We all had the greatest liking and respect for Nikolai Ilyitch,

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