The Death of Ivan Ilych
Belletristik & Literatur
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"The Death of Ivan Ilych", first published in 1886, is a novella written by Leo Tolstoy, one of the masterpieces of his late fiction. The novella tells the story of the death, at age 45, of a high-court judge in 19th-century Russia. Living what seems to be a good life, his dreadful relationship with his wife notwithstanding, Ivan Ilyich Golovin injures his side while hanging up curtains in a new apartment intended to reflect his family's superior status in society. Within weeks, he has developed a strange taste in his mouth and a pain that will not go away. Several expensive doctors are consulted, but beyond muttering about blind gut and floating kidneys, they can neither explain nor treat his condition, and it soon becomes clear that Ivan Ilyich is dying...
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Genre: Belletristik & Literatur
Umfang: 70 Seiten
Größe: 784,9 KB
Veröffentlichung: 25. Februar 2015