And Quiet Flows the Don



‘A wonderful, unsparing epic … an intimate human story of loss and love’ New Statesman, Books of the Year

The epic novel of love, war and revolution from Mikhail Sholokhov, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

An extraordinary Russian masterpiece, And Quiet Flows the Don follows the turbulent fortunes of the Cossack people through peace, war and revolution – among them the proud and rebellious Gregor Melekhov, who struggles to be with the woman he loves as his country is torn apart. Borne of Mikhail Sholokhov’s own early life in the lands of the Cossacks by the river Don, it is a searing portrait of a nation swept up in conflict, with all the tragic choices it brings.

ISBN: 9780241284407

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One of the most important Russian masterpieces of the 20th century, ‘And Quiet Flows the Don’ is an epic novel depicting the lives and struggles of Don Cossacks during the First World War, the Russian Revolution and the Civil War. The story follows the Cossack Gregor Melekhov, a tragic hero who first supports the Whites, then the Reds, and finally joins nationalist guerrillas in their conflict with the Red Army.

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Weight0.394 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 2.4 cm










891.7342 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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