Fathers and Sons by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

Fathers and Sons

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev with Constance Garnett (Translator)

210 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction classics reflective slow-paced


Ivan Sergyevitch Turgenev came of an old stock of the Russian nobility. He was born in Orel, in the province of Orel, which lies more than a hundred miles south of Moscow, on October 28, 1818. His education was begun by tutors at home in the great...

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Community Reviews Summary of 78 reviews


reflective 100%
challenging 66%
dark 66%
emotional 66%
sad 66%
tense 66%
adventurous 33%
lighthearted 33%


slow 40%
medium 40%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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