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For the love of classics- Hero Of Our Time, a novel by Mikhail Lermontov ( book review & recommendation)

It has been a while since I published a book review here, hasn't it? This is probably due to the fact that I have opened a special blog reserved just for book reviews. Still, I think it is not a bad idea to share an occasional book review & recommendation here as well. Alright, maybe it is not even that, maybe I just can't shut up about books no matter what. Anyhow, I recommended quite a few classics to you in the past and now it is time for another one. Hero of Our Tim e  (  Герой нашего времени)  was written by Mikhail Lermontov, a notable Russian writer and poet.  Published in 1840, this novel has a Byronic hero (some would say anti-hero) for its protagonist.  Hero Of Our Time   is a novel that I wanted to read since forever but it was not until last Summer that I had actually managed to do it. I knew what Hero Of Our Time was about. I did study literature, so naturally I had read about it a dozen of times, yet it wasn't until last year that I actually go