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The Best Short Stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, David Magarshack

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky, David Magarshack

This assortment, specified to the trendy Library, gathers seven of Dostoevsky's key works and indicates him to be both adept on the brief tale as with the radical. Exploring a number of the comparable topics as in his longer works, those small masterpieces circulate from the gentle and romantic White Nights, an archetypal nineteenth-century morality story of pathos and loss, to the recognized Notes from the Underground, a narrative of guilt, ineffectiveness, and uncompromising cynicism, and the 1st significant paintings of existential literature. between Dostoevsky's prototypical characters is Yemelyan within the sincere Thief, whose tragedy activates an lack of ability to withstand crime. provided in chronological order, in David Magarshack's celebrated translation, this is often the definitive variation of Dostoevsky's most sensible tales.

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