Ivan Turgenev

Horror Story Collection 004

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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…

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…

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, …

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…

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…

Вешние воды (Veshnie Vody)

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

On the Eve

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)

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…

Дворянское гнездо (Dvoryanskoe gnezdo)

Read by tovarisch

Главным героем романа является Фёдор Иванович Лаврецкий, дворянин, имеющий многие черты самого Тургенева, например в том, что воспитан он бы…

A Sportsman's Sketches

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

The Torrents of Spring

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


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…

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.


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 House of Gentlefolk

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The novel titled in Russian "Дворянское Гнездо" (Dvoryanskoye Gnezdo, sometimes translated as Home of the Gentry, A Nest of the Ge…

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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 099

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A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of Ernest Hemingw…

The Stone

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Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in …

Virgin Soil Volume 1

Read by Peter Tucker

Turgenev's last and longest novel presents the story of a group of young people in late nineteenth century Russia, who because of disillusio…

Short Story Collection Vol. 103

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We present the 103rd edition of the Librivox Short Story Collection. All stories are selected by the reader. This collection includes works …

Love Stories Volume 5

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Here are 20 more love stories under an hour each, offered by LibriVox volunteers, covering all kinds of experiences involving romance or oth…

The Nymphs

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 recordings of The Nymphs by Ivan Turgenev.This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 15, 2020. …

On The Sea

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of On The Sea by Ivan Turgenev.This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 14, 2019. -----…

Short Poetry Collection 189

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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2019.

Virgin Soil Volume 2

Read by Peter Tucker

The second volume of Turgenev's last novel sees social change bubbling up into conflict with the established order and interacting with the …

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 Story Collection Vol. 105

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This collection is for any short story in the English Language in the public domain, selected and read by Librivox volunteers. This collecti…

Short Poetry Collection 055

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

A Contented Man

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Contented Man by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev.This was the Weekly Poetry project for September…

Dreams Collection 3 - Stories and Poems

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This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by LibriVox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. - Summary by Michele Fry

Dream Tales and Prose Poems

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World-renowned Russian author Ivan Turgenev brings us a collection of stories that traffic in the world of dreams, stories of lost love, of …

Annouchka: A Tale

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When N—— met Annouchka. A graceful story of innocence, love, coming of age, and friendship, set between two picturesque towns on the banks o…

Coffee Break Collection 035 - Birds

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This is the 35th Coffee Break Collection, in which LibriVox readers select and read stories or poems, fiction or non-fiction pieces of fifte…

The Reporter

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of The Reporter by Ivan Turgenev. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett This was the …