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The Idiot (Vintage Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780375702242
ISBN10: 0375702245
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Elliott, June 28, 2011 (view all comments by Elliott)
This is one of the most important novels and strongest influences in my reading life. Dostoevsky writes such amazing scenes in this book, like when Nastasya lights a fire to burn the bank notes in front of Ganya, or the end when Rogozhin and Prince Myshkin's knees are touching under the table (I won't explain the significance of this without spoiling the end). Prince Myshkin is one of the greatest literary characters. This novel is a must read.
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h2oetry, January 2, 2011 (view all comments by h2oetry)
Crazy ole Dostoevsky creates one of the most dynamic endings in literature here in The Idiot. He also depicts one of the most pure (though naive) characters in Prince Myshkin. A definite read-it-again book. Read it, people! Get on it! The 500+ pages of suspense are worth it.

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h2oetry, January 2, 2011 (view all comments by h2oetry)
Crazy ole Dostoevsky creates one of the most dynamic endings in literature here in The Idiot. He also depicts one of the most pure (though naive) characters in Prince Myshkin. A definite read-it-again book. Read it, people! Get on it! The 500+ pages of suspense are worth it.

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sfdtv, January 2, 2010 (view all comments by sfdtv)
I loved this book--it was beach reading for me. Prince Myshkin, despite his epilepsy, is very Christ-like and he gets the girl in the end. I'm tempted to read this translation of it.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375702242
Translator:
Pevear, Richard
Translator:
Volokhonsky, Larissa
Translator:
Volokhonsky, Larissa
Translator:
Pevear, Richard
Author:
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Author:
Dostoevsky, Fyodor M.
Author:
Pevear, Richard
Author:
Fyodor Dostoevsky trans. by Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky
Author:
Dostoevsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich
Author:
Volokhonsky, Larissa
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Classics
Series Volume:
108-80
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.19 x 1.11 in 1 lb

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"Review" by , "Nothing is outside Dostoevsky's province....Out of Shakespeare there is no more exciting reading."
"Review" by , "My intention is to portray a truly beautiful soul."
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