Smoke by Ivan Sergeevich TurgenevSmoke by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev


byIvan Sergeevich Turgenev

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... revolution, Sire;'--revolution or revelation--or something of that kind. Yes, yes, I assure you it was something extraordinary." "But," said Litvinof, who felt his hands and feet benumbed during this discourse of the prince, "but did Irene Pavlovna enjoy herself--did she appear to be satisfied?" "Of course she enjoyed herself; she could not possibly have failed to be satisfied! Besides, you know, she was uot at all bashful or nervous. Everybody said to me last night, 'It is really surprising! no one would imagine that your daughter is at a ball for the first time.' Count Reuzenbach among others--you know him, surely? " " No, I don't know him at all; I do not think I have ever seen him." " He is a relation of my wife." " I don't know him." " He is very rich, and a chamberlain; he lives in Petersburg, and is a man of fashion. In Livonia he takes the lead in everything. Up to the present time he has not noticed us, but I don't blame him. I am an easy tempered man, as you know. Well, this Count Reuzenbach sat down beside Irene and talked to her for more than a quarter of an hour, and he said to the princess afterwards, 'Cousin, your daughter is a pearl; she is perfection, everybody is congratulating me upon having such a niece.' After that I observed him; he went towards a very high personage, to whom he talked without taking his eyes off Irene, and presently this personage turned round and looked at her also. "Then Irene Pavlovna will not be visible to-day? " asked Litvinof once more. "No; she has a violent headace. She told me to give her respects to you and to thank you for the bouquet, which was admired very much. She wants rest. The princess has been to make some calls, and I also " The prince coughed, and evidently found a difficulty...
Title:SmokeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217552935

ISBN - 13:9780217552936