Virgin Soil Part Two
1920. Volume II. From The Novels and Stories of Ivan Turgenieff. Turgenieff (Turgenev), novelist, poet, and playwright, known for his detailed descriptions about everyday live in Russia in the 19th century, he portrayed realistically the peasantry and the rising intelligentsia in its attempt to move the country into a new age. Virgin Soil, the biggest and most ambitious of all his works. At the heart of the book is the story of a young man and a young woman, torn between love and politics, who struggle to make headway against the complacency of the powerful, the inarticulate misery of the powerless, and the stifling conventions of provincial life. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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