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When young Russian aristocrat Dimitri Sanin, on his way home from Italy, enters a patisserie in Frankfurt, he little dreams it will alter the course of his entire life. Faced with Gemma, the most beautiful girl he has ever seen, he is blown away by the spring torrents of love. But fate has a challenge in store for Sanin, one he must successfully overcome or lose his chance of future happiness. This tale of struggle against the force of natural passion speaks to the hearts of all who have experienced the fragile beauty of first love and the dark power of desire.
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Composed thirty years after the events it describes, SPRING TORRENTS is an exquisitely written, partly autobiographical treatment of one of Turgenev's favourite themes-man's inability to learn about love without losing his innocence. This translation by Professor Schapiro is accompanied by detailed notes and a critical essay on the story's place significance in its author's life and work.About the Author:
Celebrated Russian novelist, poet and playwright. Turgenev’s writings depict graceful craftsmanship, eloquence, and a free-thinking, balanced view point of Russian peasantry and intelligentsia of his age.
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