Ivan Goncharov

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The Russian master Ivan Goncharov wrote highly esteemed novels that dramatise social change in Russia and feature vivid and memorable characters. His masterpiece ‘Oblomov’ (1859) is widely regarded as one of the most important Russian novels, drawing a powerful contrast between the aristocratic and capitalistic classes and attacking the way of life based on serfdom. The hero, Oblomov, a generous but indecisive young nobleman, is one of the most celebrated nineteenth century characters of world literature. This eBook presents Goncharov’s complete novels, with numerous illustrations and informative introductions. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Goncharov’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* All the novels, with individual contents tables
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Features a brief biography

Please note: sadly, there are no available translations of Goncharov’s short stories or non-fiction.

CONTENTS:

The Novels
A Common Story (1847) (Translated by Constance Garnett, 1894)
Oblomov (1859) (Translated by C. J. Hogarth, 1915)
The Precipice (1869) (Translated by M. Bryant, 1914)

The Biography
Brief Biography of Ivan Goncharov (1911)

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