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Author Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.

Title The idiot / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by Constance Garnett ; revised by Elina Yuffa ; with an introduction by Joseph Frank ; notes by Elina Yuffa.

Imprint New York : Barnes & Noble, 2004.

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 GDL Central Library Fiction    DOSTOYEVSKY,FYO    Available
 GDL Central Library Fiction    DOSTOYEVSKY,FYO    DUE 12-08-19
Description xxix, 578 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Barnes & Noble classics
Barnes & Noble classics.
Note Translated from the Russian.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The story begins when Myshkin arrives on Russian soil after a stay in a Swiss sanatorium. Scorned by St. Petersburg society as an idiot for his generosity and innocence, the prince finds himself at the center of a struggle between a rich, kept woman and a beautiful, virtuous girl, who both hope to win his affection. Unfortunately, Myshkin's very goodness seems to bring disaster to everyone he meets. The shocking denouement tragically reveals how, in a world obsessed with money, power, and sexual conquest, a sanatorium is the only place for a saint.
Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Russia -- History -- Fiction.
Added Author Garnett, Constance, 1861-1946.
Added Title Idiot. English
ISBN 1593080581 (pbk.) : $7.95
9781593080587 (pbk.)

 
    
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