Kassyan Of Fair Springs

A journey into the depth of Russian countryside where intimate connection with nature comes as a natural way of life. Meet Kassyan, who can communicate directly with birds and...

Virgin Soil

The story follows a young man and a young woman, torn between love and politics. They struggle to make headway against the stifling conventions of provincial life, complacency of...

The Torrents Of Spring

The story follows a young Russian landowner named Dimitry Sanin who falls deliriously in love for the first time while visiting the German city of Frankfurt. It is widely held as...

Rudin

Rudin was written by Turgenev in the immediate aftermath of the Crimean War, when it became obvious to many educated Russians that reform was needed. The main debate of Turgenev's...

The District Doctor And Other Stories

It's hard to die at twenty without having known love… An intriguing confession of doctor's romantic involvement with a beautiful 20 year old patient. Followed by Turgenev's...

On The Eve

An upper-class Russian woman falls for a Bulgarian revolutionary in the summer of 1853, the eve of the devastating war that set the Russian empire against the Ottoman, British and...

Kassyan of Fair Springs

A journey into the depth of Russian countryside where intimate connection with nature comes as a natural way of life. Meet Kassyan, who can communicate directly with birds and...

Torrents of Spring

When young Russian aristocrat Dimitri Sanin, on his way home from Italy, enters a patisserie in Frankfurt, he little dreams it will alter the course of his entire life. Faced with...

The Peasant Proprietor Ovsyanikov

Ovsyanikov reminded me of the Russian boyars of the times before Peter the Great.... The national holiday dress would have suited him well. He was one of the last men left of the...

Mumu

An audio book adaptation of Turgenev's story set on the outskirts of Moscow, in the house of an old widow. The story was written in 1854 by Ivan Turgenev, a great Russian...

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