"Home of the Gentry" is a novel by Ivan Turgenev, published in 1859. In the center of the plot is the nobleman Fyodor Ivanovich Lavretsky. His mother died early, so Lavretsky was raised by a tough aunt far from his father's house. Varvara Pavlovna becomes Lavretsky's wife. She is a flirtatious girl and this marriage brings Fyodor Ivanovich a lot of suffering. Then he realizes whom he truly loves.