Ivan Turgenev

Horror Story Collection 004

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusi…

Fathers and Sons

Read by Roger Melin

The fathers and children of the novel refers to the growing divide between the two generations of Russians, and the character Yevgeny Bazaro…

First Love

Read by Martin Geeson

The title of the novella is almost an adequate summary in itself. The "boy-meets-girl-then-loses-her" story is universal but not, …

The Diary of a Superfluous Man

Read by Martin Geeson

Turgenev's shy hero, Tchulkaturin, is a representative example of a Russian archetype - the "superfluous man", a sort of Hamlet no…

Poezdka v Polesye

Read by Yakovlev Valery

To tell the truth, this story — “A trip to Polesye” — is not so much complicated with philosophical or psychological ideas. In this story au…

Best Russian Short Stories

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In this collection of Russian stories, editor and compiler Thomas Seltzer selects from a range of the best examples of 19th and early 20th c…

On the Eve

Read by Nicholas Clifford

On the Eve appeared in 1860, two years before Fathers and Sons, Turgenev's most famous novel. It is set in the prior decade (by the end of t…

Short Story Collection Vol. 054

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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 054: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

A Sportsman's Sketches

Read by tovarisch

A Sportsman's Sketches (Russian: Записки охотника; also known as The Hunting Sketches and Sketches from a Hunter's Album) was an 1852 collec…


Read by Lee Smalley

Smoke is an 1867 novel by the highly acclaimed Russian writer Ivan Turgenev (1818–1883) that tells the gripping story of a secret love affai…

The Torrents of Spring

Read by tovarisch

The Torrents of Spring, also known as Spring Torrents (Russian: Вешние воды), is a novel written by Ivan Turgenev during 1870 and 1871 when …

Вешние воды (Veshnie Vody)

Read by tovarisch

Основное повествование ведётся как воспоминания 52-летнего дворянина и помещика Санина о событиях 30-летней давности, случившихся в его жизн…


Read by Lee Smalley

Rudin is the first and perhaps least known novel by Ivan Turgenev, a famous Russian writer best known for his short stories and the novel Fa…

A Lear of the Steppes, etc.

Read by Lee Smalley

This book contains three novellas by one of the major writers of Russian literature. The first, A LEAR OF THE STEPPES, is a brilliant re-ima…

Librivox Multilingual Short Works Collection 001

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This is a collection of short pieces, fiction and non-fiction, chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. (Summary by Leni)

Short Poetry Collection 129

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This is a collection of 13 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 055

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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 055: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.