Ivan Turgenev blue plaque in Ventnor

Ivan Turgenev 1818-1883 Russian novelist, lived here on this site at Belinda Cottage and here in 1860, began his best known work "Fathers & Sons"

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев, IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.

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