By Mikhail Sholokhov
And Quiet Flows the Don or Quietly Flows the Don (Тихий Дон, lit. "The Quiet Don") is 4-volume epic novel by way of Russian author Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov. the first 3 volumes have been written from 1925 to '32 & released within the Soviet journal October in 1928–32. The 4th quantity was once complete in 1940. The English translation of the first 3 volumes seemed lower than this name in 1934. the radical is taken into account probably the most major works of Russian literature within the twentieth century. It depicts the lives & struggles of Don Cossacks in the course of WWI, the Russian Revolution & Russian Civil battle. In 1965, Sholokhov was once presented the Nobel Prize for Literature for this novel. The authorship of the unconventional is contested through a few literary critics & historians, who think it wasn't totally written via Sholokhov.
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The wagon suddenly jolted and stopped. Slipping in the mud, the horses pawed the earth. 'What's the matter ? ' Stepan took alarm. 'Give us a light,' Piotra demanded. In front the horses struggled and snorted. Someone struck a match. A tiny orange ring of light, then darkness again. With trembling hands Piotra held the bridle. fallen horse down by the The horse sighed and rolled over, the centre-shaft groaned. Stepan struck a bundle of matches. His own horse lay with one foreleg thrust to the knee in a marmot's hole.
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