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The Idiot (Mass Market)

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By Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Henry Carlisle (Translated by), Olga Carlisle (Translated by), Linda Invanits (Introduction by), Gary Rosenshield (Afterword by)
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A classic by a Russian master

Prince Myshkin, the idiot, is an almost comically innocent Christ figure in a land of sinners, one whose faith in beauty contrasts sharply with that of his society's.

About the Author

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881), one of nineteenth-century Russia’s greatest novelists, spent four years in a convict prison in Siberia, after which he was obliged to enlist in the army. In later years his penchant for gambling sent him deeply into debt. Most of his important works were written after 1864, including Notes from Underground, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov, all available from Penguin Classics.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780451531520
ISBN-10: 0451531523
Publisher: Signet
Publication Date: April 6th, 2010
Pages: 688
Language: English
Series: Signet Classics