The Torrents of Spring
by Ivan Turgenev
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1897
Number of pages: 426
This literary work, as an unhappy love story, is often understood by readers as a description of Turgenev's own failure in finding romantic love. The story is partly autobiographical with the main character Sanin representing Turgenev himself during his younger days when the author visited Frankfurt and other European cities outside his native Russia.
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