Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev)

Fathers and SonsYou won’t find a better book dealing with Russian family values and nihilism philosophy.

Positive: Negative:
Descriptive, subtle and sharp prose Does not offer a particularly exceptional adventure
Non-overwritten picturesque poetical descriptions of nature
Masterfully written romantic scenes
Deep interesting characters
Deep story encompasses the whole life of two different generations
Thought-provoking on generation gap
Thought-provoking on family issues
Thought-provoking on nihilism
Thought-provoking on Russian culture and history

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