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Oblomov - Ivan Goncharov, Stephen Pearl, Galya Diment
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781933480091 (1933480092)
Publisher: Bunim & Bannigan Ltd
Pages no: 567
Edition language: English
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Bloodorange rated it
2.0 Oblomov
There are some very good reviews here explaining the importance of Oblomov and its message: this is Russia on the eve of modernity, and Goncharov presents the evil of the old ways: inertia, reluctance to change, or learn from travel, or – perhaps the most difficult – spend in order to prosper. In th...
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Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
5.0 Oblomov
What can I say about this book that other reviewers haven't? Don't know, so I guess I'll just write what stood out to me. Oblomov went from funny to pathetic to inspiring to sad to heartsick to pathetic again and ended on awe-inspiring. A lot of this is because I can see so much of Oblomov in me. I ...
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Bettie's Books rated it
Introduction.Opening: Ilya Ilyich Oblomov was lying in bed one morning in his flat in Gorokhovaya Street in one of those large houses which have as many inhabitants as a country town.I'd like someone far cleverer than yours truly, to compare and contrast Léonie from Swann's Way with Oblomov. You kn...
carey rated it
I love Russian literature and i liked this initially, but I can't stand that for most of the the fact he doesn't get out of bed. Considering sloth etc is what this whole book is about, didn't bode well....
Edward rated it
5.0 Oblomov
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