Have you seen Slightly Foxed, an amazing little magazine about great
forgotten books - you would love it. See
"Turgenev was not only a portraitist; he was also a landscape artist. Like Thomas Hardy he was driven to the summit of eloquence by the violence of nature and the beauty of the countryside. I like particularly the summer night in which the narrator gets lost (‘Bezhin Lea’), the moonlit drive to Tula (‘Clatter of Wheels’), and the long hymn to the seasons in ‘Forest and Steppe’ . . .