And quiet flows the Don, Part 1

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A.A. Knopf, Jan 1, 1934 - Fiction - 755 pages
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This story of a group of Cossacks living along the Don river--a primitive, virile, and unbelievably brutal people--centers about Gregor Melekhov, a young Cossack with Turkish blood in his veins. His home life, his unhappy marriage and impassioned love affair, and his military adventures and experiences in the Revolution are told with frank naturalism, from a Bolshevik point of view. Host of other characters crowd the pages of a powerful novel of war and revolution.

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Hard to read yet somewhat interesting. This part was about pre-WW1 Russia and the lifestyle of the countryside, so it was dull at parts and difficult to engage in. But then war breaks out and Russia ... Read full review

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Read this in college. Memorable. Some dispute over who was the actual author. Read full review

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And Quiet Flows the Don or Quietly Flows the Don (1934) is the first part of the great Don epic (Tikhii Don / Тихий дон) written by Mikhail Sholokhov. ...
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1965. "for the artistic power and integrity with which, in his epic of the Don, he has given expression to a historic phase in ...
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And Quiet Flows the Don Produced at the Gorky Film Studio. Director: Ser- gei Gerasimov. Script by Gerasimov, based on the novel by Mikhail Sholokov. ...
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And Quiet Flows the Don And Quiet Flows the Don 1936 English trans. edition Author Mikhail Sholokhov Original title Tikhii Don/Тихий дон (part 1)
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Mikhail Sholokhov
DONSKIE RASSKAZY, 1925 - Tales of the Don; LAZUREVAJA STEP, 1926 - Lasuurinsinen aro; TICHII DON, 4 vol., 1928-1940 - And Quiet Flows the Don, 1934 - The ...
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HAVING set themselves a monumental task, the Russian film-makers who produced "And Quiet Flows the Don" from Mikhail Sholokhov's classic and immense novel ...
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Literary Encyclopedia: Tikhii Don
Also published as: And Quiet Flows the Don. Mikhail Sholokhov (1928 - 1940). Herman Ermolaev, Princeton University. Add to Bookshelves ...
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"And Quiet Flows the Don" won its author a heap of national awards followed by a ... In "And Quiet Flows the Don" Sholokhov emerges as a mature writer with ...
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About the author (1934)

For decades a pillar of the Soviet literary establishment, Sholokhov owes his stature to And Quiet Flows the Don (1928--40), a four-volume epic of the life and fate of the Don Cossacks in the Revolution and civil war. Although himself a party member, Sholokhov depicts fairly impartially both sides in the conflict between the Reds and the Whites and shows how his hero, Grigory Melekhov, is driven by background and fate from one camp to the other. This realistic novel captures the exotic Cossack milieu superbly, and the whole works on a scale unseen since Tolstoy's War and Peace. Among Sholokhov's later works, Virgin Soil Upturned (1932--60), which deals with the collectivization of agriculture, deserves particular mention; the first volume is far more direct and honest than the much-later second volume. Over the years, Sholokhov's authorship of And Quiet Flows the Don has been questioned, most recently by Solzhenitsyn, but Sholokhov has had strong defenders in both the Soviet Union and the West. His political stance accounts for part of the anger directed against him. Extremely conservative, Sholokhov made vicious attacks on dissidents and the West and, aside from his concern for environmental issues, was a devoted follower of the party line.