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In this dark and compelling short novel, Fyodor Dostoevsky tells the story of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young tutor working in the household of an imperious Russian general. Alexey tries to break through the wall of the established order in Russia, but instead becomes mired in the endless downward spiral of betting and loss. His intense and inescapable addiction is accentuated by his affair with the General’s cruel yet seductive niece, Polina. In The Gambler, Dostoevsky reaches the heights of drama with this stunning psychological portrait.

Synopsis:

Constance Garnett (1862 1946) translated the works of numerous Russian

Synopsis:

Doestoevsky's autobiographical novel combines aspects of two obsessions: the love of a rejecting woman and the fever of gambling.

About the Author

Constance Garnett (1862–1946) translated the works of numerous Russian authors, including Tolstoy, Gogol, Pushkin, and Turgenev.

Gary Saul Morson is a Francis Hooper Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Northwestern University. He is the author of dozens of books and articles, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307432247
Publisher:
Modern Library
Subject:
Fiction : General
Translator:
Garnett, Constance
Translated by:
Constance, Garnett
Author:
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Author:
Gary Saul Morson
Author:
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Author:
Dostoyevsky Fyodor
Author:
Morson, Gary Saul
Subject:
General
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Audio Books-Literature
Subject:
GAMES / Gambling/General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20030408
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
188

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