Publisher

Grantham Book Services Ltd

Publication Year 1992
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781857151244

ISBN-10 1857151240
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 586 Pages
Subject

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Goncharov\'s gentle satire on the failings of 19th-century Russian gentry and bureaucracy turns into something deeper and richer than satire, as he probes the character of a protagonist whose constitutional lethargy becomes a symbol for the malaise of the human spirit in an alienating world.
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