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Hailed as one of Joseph Conrad's finest literary achievements, this is the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-Revolutionary czarist Russia.

A gripping novel that ultimately questions our capacity for moral strength and the depths of human integrity. This new edition includes commentary and a reading group guide.

Synopsis:

Jeffrey Meyers, a distinguished biographer, is the

Synopsis:

Political turmoil convulses 19th-century Russia, as Razumov, a young student preparing for a career in the czarist bureaucracy, unwittingly becomes embroiled in the assassination of a public official. Asked to spy on the family of the assassin — his close friend — he must come to terms with timeless questions of accountability and human integrity.

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(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)Introduction by Cedric Watts

From the Hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307769695
Publisher:
Modern Library
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Introduction:
Meyers, Jeffrey
Author:
Conrad, Joseph
Author:
Meyers, Jeffrey
Author:
Conrad Joseph
Author:
Meyers Jeffrey
Subject:
Revolutionaries
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Saint Petersburg
Subject:
College students
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Bombings
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010710
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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Product details 336 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307769695 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Jeffrey Meyers, a distinguished biographer, is the
"Synopsis" by , Political turmoil convulses 19th-century Russia, as Razumov, a young student preparing for a career in the czarist bureaucracy, unwittingly becomes embroiled in the assassination of a public official. Asked to spy on the family of the assassin — his close friend — he must come to terms with timeless questions of accountability and human integrity.
"Synopsis" by , (Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)Introduction by Cedric Watts

From the Hardcover edition.

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