Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

The Idiot (Vintage Classics)


  • Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky
  • Release Date : 2002-04-30
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 7830757 Bytes


Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, and Demons as the definitive Dostoevsky in English.After his great portrayal of a guilty man in Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky set out in The Idiot to portray a man of pure innocence. The twenty-six-year-old Prince Myshkin, following a stay of several years in a Swiss sanatorium, returns to Russia to collect an inheritance and “be among people.” Even before he reaches home he meets the dark Rogozhin, a rich merchant’s son whose obsession with the beautiful Nastasya Filippovna eventually draws all three of them into a tragic denouement. In Petersburg the prince finds himself a ...

The Idiot  Vintage Classics
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Idiot Vintage Classics


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2012-07-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0553901893


The Idiot Vintage Classics Book Description :

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, and Demons as the definitive Dostoevsky in English. After his great portrayal of a guilty man in Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky set out in The Idiot to portray a man of pure innocence. The twenty-six-year-old Prince Myshkin, following a stay of several years in a Swiss sanatorium, returns to Russia to collect an inheritance and “be among people.” Even before he reaches home he meets the dark Rogozhin, a rich merchant’s son whose obsession with the beautiful Nastasya Filippovna eventually draws all three of them into a tragic denouement. In Petersburg the prince finds himself a ...

Notes from the Underground

Notes from the Underground


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486114996


Notes from the Underground Book Description :

Darkly fascinating short novel depicts the struggles of a doubting, supremely alienated protagonist in a world of relative values. Embraces moral, religious, political, and social themes. Authoritative Constance Garnett translation. New introduction....

Crime and Punishment   The Brothers Karamazov

Crime and Punishment The Brothers Karamazov


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9390026180


Crime and Punishment The Brothers Karamazov Book Description :

Crime and Punishment focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-student in Saint Petersburg who formulates a plan to kill an unscrupulous pawnbroker for her money. The Brothers Karamazov is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky....

Demons
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Demons


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781773139821


Demons Book Description :

Demons is an anti-nihilistic novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It is the third of the four great novels written by Dostoyevsky after his return from Siberian exile, the others being Crime and Punishment, The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. Demons is a social and political satire, a psychological drama, and large scale tragedy....

The Double and the Gambler
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Double and the Gambler


  • Author : Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
  • Publisher : Vintage Books
  • Release Date : 2007-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375719011


The Double and the Gambler Book Description :

The discovery of a mysterious doppelganger turns Goliadkin's life upside down in The Double, while the psychological novel The Gambler combines aspects of two obsessions: the love of a rejecting woman and the fever of gambling, in an omnibus edition containing new translations of two masterful short novels. Reprint....

The Idiot

The Idiot


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2006-11-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781425045302


The Idiot Book Description :

Originally written in Russian language, The Idiot is a unique masterpiece. Dostoevsky has depicted a good man, Prince Myshkin, who is trapped in the cruel and wild Petersburg society that is obsessed with avarice, power and manipulation. It is a story of conflicting emotions of love and hatred, friendship and hostility etc. Appealing ......

The Idiot
Score: 4
From 57 Ratings

The Idiot


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1955-01-01
  • Genre: Continental European fiction (Fictional works by one author).
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0140440542


The Idiot Book Description :

The Idiot is the story of a saintly, Christian man who is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power and sexual conquest than with the ideals of Christianity. My intention is to portray a truly beautiful soul.--Fyodor Dostoevsky. A Bantam Classic....

Sherlock Holmes  The Complete Novels and Stories  Volume I
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Sherlock Holmes The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I


  • Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984899552


Sherlock Holmes The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I Book Description :

Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories contains, in two volumes, all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s world-famous detective. Volume I includes the novels and stories that introduced the brilliant and unflappable Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson, to the world. A Study in Scarlet is a drama of long-simmering revenge that ranges from the fog-bound streets of London to the pioneer settlements of Utah. The Sign of Four weaves together a stolen treasure from India, poison darts, and double-crossing thieves, while The Hound of the Baskervilles sets the legend of a diabolical hellhound and an old family curse against the backdrop of a moonlit moor. The short stories in this volume include such...

Poor Folk
Score: 3
From 9 Ratings

Poor Folk


  • Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Release Date : 2009-12-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781775416913


Poor Folk Book Description :

Delve into the always-timely issue of poverty and socio-economic marginalization in the first novel by acclaimed Russian fiction writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Poor Folk recounts the trials and tribulations -- and all-too-rare moments of triumph -- experienced by several groups of destitute peasants in nineteenth-century Russia....

Great Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Great Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoyevsky


  • Author : Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2009-11-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442947627


Great Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoyevsky Book Description :

Books for All Kinds of Readers Read HowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read....