Quiet Flows the Don
Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov. Carroll & Graf Publishers, $35 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-7867-0360-9
The first complete and uncensored edition of Quiet Flows the Don, by Nobel Prize winner Mikhal Sholokhov, is being released in two volumes. This Russian epic, set during the turbulent years of WWI, the Bolshevik Revolution and the Russian Civil War gained instant notoriety for its objectivity and human sympathy. This new edition, revised and edited by Brian Murphy and translated by Robert Daglish, provides introductory notes and comprehensive background essays.
Reviewed on: 12/02/1996