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Stalin Prize 1941

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Sholokhov's book introduces the reader to a New World that is not merely the Don Region, but the world of the author's inimitably poetic prose; giving fifteen years of his life to the creation of And Quiet Flows the Don. He began the first book at the age of twenty, in 1926. The last was finished in 1940. While Leo Tolstoy's novel War and Peace (1863-69) immortalized the Napoleonic campaigns to the eve of the Decembrist revolt, And Quiet Flows the Don showed the destruction of the Cossacks and the birth of a new society.

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Sholokhov is the Soviet Union's most famous and widely honored living novelist. In 1965 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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herb, January 12, 2008 (view all comments by herb)
A mighty novel about the members of a Don Cossack village during the terrible days of the First World War and the Russian Civil War which followed. The characters are vividly drawn and engrossing. Deservedly a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780679725213
Author:
Sholokhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Translator:
Garry, Stephen
Author:
Garry, Stephen
Author:
Sholokhov, Mikhail
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;russia;novel;russian literature;russian;literature;cossacks;20th century;historical fiction;ukraine;war;russian civil war;soviet union;revolution;russian revolution;wwi;russian fiction;nobel prize;classics;classic;nobel laureate;nobel
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Paper.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International (Paperback)
Series Volume:
103-480
Publication Date:
December 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
568
Dimensions:
8 x 5.18 x 1.2 in 1.06 lb

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