This book is not a novel per se; it is divided into five novellas (“Bela”, “Maxim Maximovich”, and three extracts from Pechorin’s diary-simply brilliant).The first part serves as an introduction to Pechorin’s character. A young officer and Captain Maximovich started talking about the latter’s peculiar friend, Pechorin, whom he had met in the Caucases. This young man had met a beautiful princess named Bela that soon became his next challenge sitios de citas gratis para reclusos. Bela’s brother, Azamat, a whiny, obnoxious teenager, really wanted somebody else’s horse. And Pechorin offered his assistance in exchange for Bela. Yes, a woman for a horse. Charming fella.
Again I was mistaken; the love of a savage is little better than that of your lady of quality, the barbaric ignorance and simplicity of the one weary you as much as the coquetry of the other
Though I do not advise you to do the latter, because the crossing of Mount Krestov (or, as the erudite Gamba calls it, le mont St. Continue reading