And Quiet Flows the Don
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By Mikhail Sholokhov

fiction | 1408 pages | Published in NaN

And Quiet Flows the Don or Quietly Flows the Don (Тихий Дон, lit. "The Quiet Don") is 4-volume epic novel by Russian writer Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov. The 1st three volumes were written from 1925 to '32 & published in the Soviet magazine October in 1928–32. The 4th volume was finished in 1940. The English translation of the 1st three volumes appeared under this title in 1934. The novel is considered one of the most significant works of Russian literature in the 20th century. It depicts the lives & struggles of Don Cossacks during WWI, the Russian Revolution & Russian Civil War. In 1965, Sholokhov was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for this novel. The authorship of the novel is contested by some literary critics & historians, who believe it wasn't entirely written by Sholokhov.

ISBN_13:9780460878906

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A man can't live without hope.

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War changes people, it hardens them.

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Life is full of unexpected turns.

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Family is everything; they are the ones who will stand by you.

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There is beauty in simplicity.

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Sometimes, the hardest decisions lead to the greatest rewards.

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Love can conquer even the deepest wounds.

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Our actions have consequences, both good and bad.

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Time heals all wounds, but some scars remain forever.

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