The nineteenth-century Russian novelist comments upon the communication gap between generations in his compassionate portrayal of one man's obsession with radical change
Considered by many to be Turgenev's best novel, FATHERS AND SONS is an unsentimental depiction of the conflict between the radical young and their conservative elders. The hostile reception of this controversial story led Turgenev to leave Russia permanently and settle in Western Europe.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Family + Friendship, Peoples + Cultures, Politics, Philosophy, Human Qualities + Behavior, Classics, Conflicts + Dualities, Types of Characters