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Edward
Edward rated it 4 years ago
ChronologyIntroductionFurther Reading--Family Happiness--The Kreutzer Sonata--The Devil--Father SergiusAppendix 1: Postface to 'The Kreutzer Sonata'Appendix 2: Alternative Conclusion to 'The Devil'Notes
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it 6 years ago
The shade of Byron, or perhaps more accurately of the Byronic hero (that petulant and brooding vampiric pretty boy that has fascinated us since the days of the famous celebrity-poet), looms large, though in a decidedly ironic fashion, in Lermontov’s _A Hero of Our Time_. The titular ‘hero’ Grigory A...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
read here: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/913Opening - All the luggage I had in my cart consisted of one small portmanteau half filled with traveling-notes on Georgia; of these the greater part has been lost, fortunately for you; but the portmanteau itself and the rest of its contents have remained...
madbkwm
madbkwm rated it 7 years ago
I picked this up because I saw a reference to it in something I recently read (I can't remember if it was Northanger Abbey or Uncle Silas) and it sparked my curiousity: turns out it is just Russian moralizing set up as a story within a story. The flow of the story and the "horrible" actions taken by...
jasontucker
jasontucker rated it 7 years ago
3.5
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