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Eugene Onegin (Penguin Classics) - Community Reviews back

by Alexander Pushkin, Charles Johnston, John Bayley
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: classic, slavic Read from September 05, 2010 to May 08, 2013, read count: 3 Canto the FirstI"My uncle's goodness is extreme,If seriously he hath disease;He hath acquired the world's esteemAnd nothing more important sees;A paragon of virtue he!But what a nuisance it will be,Chained t...
Yona's Book World
Yona's Book World rated it 6 years ago
Another masterpiece in the Russian literature. I loved this book, it's easy to read and catches the attention of the reader and keeps it to the last page.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 7 years ago
Canto the FirstI"My uncle's goodness is extreme,If seriously he hath disease;He hath acquired the world's esteemAnd nothing more important sees;A paragon of virtue he!But what a nuisance it will be,Chained to his bedside night and dayWithout a chance to slip away.Ye need dissimulation baseA dying ma...
nataliya
nataliya rated it 7 years ago
I dare you, double-triple-dog dare you¹, to find a Russian person who has never heard of Evgeniy Onegin. ¹ If you do somehow manage to find this living-under-the-rock person, I unfortunately cannot provide you with a monetary reward since I have no money to speak of. Instead, I will treat you to t...
Prerazmišljavanje
Prerazmišljavanje rated it 7 years ago
Uvek se ponovo zaljubim u nju! Moram da je pročitam u originalu, što pre!
Edward
Edward rated it 8 years ago
AcknowledgementsChronologyIntroduction & NotesFurther ReadingA Note on the Translation & NotesA Note on the MapMap--Eugene OneginNotes
Edward
Edward rated it 8 years ago
AcknowledgementsChronologyIntroduction & NotesFurther ReadingA Note on the Translation & NotesA Note on the MapMap--Eugene OneginNotes
carey
carey rated it 8 years ago
Wow - if anyone is not 'into' poetry, I urge them to read this truly brilliant book.
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it 9 years ago
Holy crap, this thing is good. It's amazing. And it's only around 200 pages, so it's not as much of a commitment as, y'know, those other Russian assholes who can't stop writing.It's a "novel in verse," which means epic poem, wtf, in iambic tetrameter. It's organized in stanzas that are almost son...
The Moth Eaten Shelf
The Moth Eaten Shelf rated it 12 years ago
Just read it...If there ever was any character I related to more than any other in literature, it would be Tatiana; I love that she is not the typical heroine: quite, reflective, a reader, melancholy, passionate without loosing her senses, etc. And that Evgeny is an anti-hero; I don't think American...
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