ISBN 10: 1495206378 / ISBN 13: 9781495206375
Usato / Quantità: 0
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro

Libro

Purtroppo questo libro non è più disponibile. Per trovare copie simili ti preghiamo di inserire i parametri di ricerca nella maschera qui in basso.

Descrizione:

This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Anton Vasilyev, the manager of a remote estate, was giving his mistress, Arina Petrovna Golovliov, an account of his trip to Moscow. He had gone there to collect the money due from those of her peasant serfs who bought the right to live in the city by paying her a tax. When he had finished with his report, she told him he might retire, but he lingered on irresolutely, as though he had something else to say, yet could not make up his mind to say it.Arina Petrovna knew her servants through and through; she knew the meaning of their slightest gestures, she could even divine their inmost thoughts. And her steward's manner immediately aroused her disquietude."What else?" she asked, looking at him keenly."That's all," he replied evasively."Don't lie. There is something else. I can see it by your eyes."Anton Vasilyev still hesitated and continued to shift from one foot to the other."What is it? Tell me!" she shouted imperiously. "Out with it, out with it! And don't wag your whole body like a dog, Telltale!"Arina Petrovna liked to call her managers and domestics by nicknames. She used Telltale for Anton Vasilyev, not because she had found him to carry gossip treacherously, but simply because he had a loose tongue.The centre of the estate that he managed was an important trading village in which there were many taverns. He liked to take a glass of tea in a tavern and boast of his mistress's great power. And in the course of his boasting he would sometimes unconsciously blab out secrets. His mistress was always with a lawsuit on her hands, so that her trusty's garrulousness sometimes brought her sly stratagems to the surface before they could be executed. Codice inventario libreria

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads):
4,04 valutazione media
(1.573 valutazioni)

Riassunto:

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.

This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.

As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

About the Author: Saltykov wrote under the pseudonym Shchedrin.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Dati bibliografici

Condizione libro: Used

AbeBooks è una piattaforma online di libri nuovi, antichi, usati e fuori catalogo attiva dal 1996. Ti mettiamo in contatto con migliaia di librerie di fiducia sparse in tutto il mondo, che offrono milioni di libri. L'acquisto sui nostri siti è semplice e sicuro al 100% - cerca il tuo libro, comprane una copia attraverso il processo di acquisto protetto e la libreria ti invierà il libro direttamente.

Cerca tra milioni di libri proposti da migliaia di librerie

Libri antichi

Libri antichi

Opere antiche e rare, prime edizioni, i libri più costosi venduti su AbeBooks e altri contenuti dedicati ai bibliofili d'eccezione.

Libri antichi

Libri usati

Libri usati

Acquista subito i libri di seconda mano. Tutte le opere che avresti sempre voluto leggere a tua disposizione a un prezzo speciale!

Libri usati

Libri con spedizione gratuita

Libri con spedizione gratuita

Libri nuovi, usati, italiani e stranieri che stavi cercando, in spedizione gratuita e senza spesa minima!

Libri spedizione gratuita

Scopri anche: