Book Review: Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Time period: Realism This is another book that I just finished in English class. I generally would not recommend this book to people who do not like dense reading, although the book isn’t very long. Fathers and Sons was written in 1862, during the realist era, and as such, focuses a lot on science and the different philosophical ideas arising during this time. The books explores nihilist ideals as well as an increased focus on science, which seems to be a recurring theme during this time period. ———————————— Arkady and Bazarov are visiting Arkady’s father … Continue reading Book Review: Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev