A Russian Proprietor

A Russian Proprietor

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"[...]fallen in so that the covering in front rested, not on the supports, but on the manure. Churis, with the edge and head of an axe, was breaking off the wattles that strengthened the roof. Ivan was a peasant, fifty years of age. In stature, he was short. The features of his tanned oval face, framed in a dark auburn beard and hair where a trace of gray was beginning to appear, were handsome and expressive. His dark blue eyes gleamed with intelligence and lazy good-nature, from under half-shut lids. His small, regular mouth, sharply defined under his sandy thin mustache when he smiled, betrayed a calm self-confidence, and a certain bantering indifference toward all around him. By the roughness of his skin, by his deep wrinkles, by the veins that stood out prominently on his neck, face, and hands, by his unnatural stoop and the[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 354g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507543131
  • 9781507543139

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