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Hugh Bonneville reads Orlando Figes' account of a love triangle set against the backdrop of huge cultural change in 19th-century Europe. Turgenev leaves Russia to follow his heart.

Hugh Bonneville continues to read from Orlando Figes’ account of a love triangle set against the backdrop of huge cultural change in 19th century Europe.

Russian novelist, Ivan Turgenev turns his back on his homeland to follow opera singer, Pauline Viardot, to France.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Elizabeth Allard
Directed by Gemma Jenkins

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