ByNobel Prize winner Mikhal Sholokhov. This Russian epic, set during the turbulent years of WWI, the Bolshevik Revolution and the Russian Civil War gained instant notoriety for its objectivity and human sympathy.
Here is a book of great magnitude. A real classic. It portrays the deep feelings of the Cossack with unusual insight. Here the two sides are seen in bitter conflict, sometimes clearly separated, at others intermingled. The language is at times unsurpassed, the characters so real and earthy, the scenes so vivid. An excellent book!...Continua