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Author Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.

Title The idiot / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; with an introduction by Richard Pevear.

Publication Info. New York : Everyman's Library, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    DOSTOYEVSKY,FYO    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    DOSTOYEVSKY,FYO    Available
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Description xxxiii, 633 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Everyman's library ; v. 254
Everyman's library ; no. 254.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "In The Idiot, the saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss sanatorium and finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, power, and sexual conquest. He soon becomes entangled in a love triangle with a notorious kept woman, Nastasya, and a beautiful young girl, Aglaya. Extortion and scandal escalate to murder, as Dostoevsky's "positively beautiful man" clashes with the emptiness of a society that cannot accommodate his innocence and moral idealism."--Jacket.
Contents Introduction -- Select bibliography -- Chronology -- Translators' notes -- The Idiot -- Notes.
Subject Russia -- History -- 1801-1917 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Added Author Pevear, Richard, 1943-
Volokhonsky, Larissa.
Added Title Idiot. English
ISBN 0375413928 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780375413926 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

 
    
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