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Paperback:The idiot.:1996 The idiot.
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Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.
Publication year: 1996
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ware : Wordsworth Editions, 1996.
ISBN: 9781853261756 : 2.50
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Introduction and notes by Agnes Cardinal.
Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from an asylum in Switzerland. Embroiled in the intrigues which centre around the ruling classes, he emerges as a combination of the Christian ideal and Dostoevsky's own views. The world created by the ruling classes cannot accommodate the goodness of this idiot. Translated by Constance Garnett, with an Introduction and Notes by Agnes Cardinal, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature at the University of Kent. Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from an asylum in Switzerland. As he becomes embroiled in the frantic amatory and financial intrigues which centre around a cast of brilliantly realised characters and which ultimately lead to tragedy, he emerges as a unique combination of the Christian ideal of perfection and Dostoevsky's own views, afflictions and manners. His serene selflessness is contrasted with the worldly qualities of every other character in the novel. Dostoevsky supplies a harsh indictment of the Russian ruling class of his d
Translated by Constance Garnett.
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Paperback:The house of the dead:2018.
Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.
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Year 2015.
Language: English
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Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Limited,
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Paperback:Crime and punishment:2014.:New edition / translated by Oliver Ready.
Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.
Year 2014.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New edition / translated by Oliver Ready.
Publisher: Penguin,
Resource type: Physical
720 pages ; 20 cm.
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Not for the faint-hearted. A hard read. It's a struggle with the Russian names and complex plots.
09/06/18
Adrian Schwalb
West Sussex
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eAudio:Notes from underground
Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881, author.
Language: English
Media class: eAudio
Resource type: Electronic
1 online resource (audio files (315 min.)) : stereo
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Talking book - CD:Notes from underground:2013.
Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.
Year 2013.
Language: English, Russian
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Clipper Audio,
Resource type: Physical
5 CDs (315 min.)
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