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Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The shorter works of one of the world's greatest writers, including The Gambler and Notes from Underground

The short works of Dostoevsky exist in the very large shadow of his astonishing longer novels, but they too are among literature's most revered works. The Gambler chronicles Dostoevsky's own addiction, which he eventually overcame. Many have argued that Notes from Underground contains several keys to understanding the themes of the longer novels, such as Crime and Punishment and The Idiot.

Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky includes:

Notes from Underground
The Gambler
A Disgraceful Affair
The Eternal Husband
The Double
White Nights
A Gentle Creature
The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

Synopsis:

< p> The shorter works of one of the world's greatest writers, including The Gambler and Notes from Underground< /p> < p> The short works of Dostoevsky exist in the very large shadow of his astonishing longer novels, but they too are among literature's most revered works. The Gambler chronicles Dostoevsky's own addiction, which he eventually overcame. Many have argued that Notes from Underground contains several keys to understanding the themes of the longer novels, such as Crime and Punishment and The Idiot.< /p> < p> Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky includes: < /p> < p> Notes from Underground< br /> The Gambler< br /> A Disgraceful Affair< br /> The Eternal Husband< br /> The Double< br /> White Nights< br /> A Gentle Creature< br /> The Dream of a Ridiculous Man< /p>

About the Author

Fyodor Dostoevsky was born in Moscow in 1821. He died in 1881 having written some of the most celebrated works in the history of literature, including Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060726461
Author:
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Author:
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short stories, russian
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Russia Social life and customs 1533-1917.
Subject:
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Perennial Classics
Publication Date:
20040706
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
8.07x5.38x1.35 in. 1.37 lbs.

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Product details 768 pages Perennial - English 9780060726461 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , < p> The shorter works of one of the world's greatest writers, including The Gambler and Notes from Underground< /p> < p> The short works of Dostoevsky exist in the very large shadow of his astonishing longer novels, but they too are among literature's most revered works. The Gambler chronicles Dostoevsky's own addiction, which he eventually overcame. Many have argued that Notes from Underground contains several keys to understanding the themes of the longer novels, such as Crime and Punishment and The Idiot.< /p> < p> Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky includes: < /p> < p> Notes from Underground< br /> The Gambler< br /> A Disgraceful Affair< br /> The Eternal Husband< br /> The Double< br /> White Nights< br /> A Gentle Creature< br /> The Dream of a Ridiculous Man< /p>
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