With this short novel, Dostoevsky tells the story of Alexi, who develops an intense addiction to gambling and finds himself caught in the endless spiral of betting and loss. Includes a reading group guide.
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.
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