Book :: Oblomov

Oblomov
By: Ivan Goncharov
Pages: 443
Published: 1859
Genre(s): Russia
Humor
Literary Fiction
Rating: (3)

#531

19 points

I've Read It I Want To Read It

Users who've read this book...

meowmasha Andreea666 scarlettohara sirin32 nottooshabby kitteguh teddyboy sujata_bose 72 more..

Users planning to read this book...

solitaryfossil mgeorgebrown89 Williamw AdriftinSitka Jcleedham 18kat18 tmrichard229@gmail.com cway3 242 more..

Set at the beginning of the nineteenth century, when idleness was still looked upon by Russia’s serf-owning rural gentry as a plausible and worthy goal, Ivan Goncharov’s Oblomov follows the travails of an unlikely hero, a young aristocrat incapable of making a decision. Indolent, inattentive, incurious, given to daydreaming and procrastination, Oblomov clearly predates the ideal of the...

-- Read more at Amazon


Reviews

Create an account or login to one you already to add a review!

red13x red13x

This book started off okay, then the long, weird dream chapter made me want to put it down for good... However, from this point onwards I really got into Oblomov and I recommend giving it a go. I think we've all had weekends (or weeks!) of being just like Oblomov.

Jan 4th, 2017

forline forline

I read this in French because I couldn't find an English translation....in any language, this is a hoot!!!!!

Nov 9th, 2015

bryanoz bryanoz

Jun 9th, 2015

Oblomov appears on these lists...

82nd on The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert