A crisp and unusual description of a Russian winter day in its chill beauty.

‘White winter had set in with the cruel stillness of cloudless frosts, with its thick crunching snow, rosy hoar-rimed trees, pale emerald sky …’

 

Source: Ivan Turgenev, Fathers and Sons, trans. Rosemary Edmonds (London: Penguin Books, 1975), p. 290

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