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The Double - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Jeremy Dyson
The Double
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781843910879 (184391087X)
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
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4.0 Review of The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
This was my third Dostoyevsky book and I found it to be powerful. This short novel basically follows a man who is slowly having a mental break. You can't help but feel empathy for the man and want to reach out and help him. Dostoyevsky does an incredible job of showing what is inside his characte...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Mise en Abyme: "The Double" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
(Original Review, 1981-03-23)Hammett I take to have a brilliant literary mind and to be well read in Literature. I take him to be able to know what a Byronic Hero is, what others thought about that, to have his own thoughts about it, as well as lots of other things (like about detective stories), of...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 As One Grows Older
One of the things that I have come to see that is a key ingredient of succeeding, not just in the modern world, but pretty much everywhere, is to be able to interact and socialise. The thing is that you could be one of the most brilliant minds out there but unless you are able to sell yourself, and ...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
5.0 The Double (Dover Thrift Editions)
لطالما آمَنتُ بأن لكل واحد منا شبيهاً في عالم الأدب.أعتقد أنني في هذه الرواية القصيرة وجدتُ شبيهي! السيد جوليادكين هو أنا - إلى حد بعيد.يستمر دوستويفسكي في إذهالي كلما قرأت له أكثر.هو بلا شك خبير في النفس البشرية، يستطيع أن يسبر أغوارها بشكل دقيق لا يكاد يضاهيه فيه أحد. فلا عجب أن فرويد قال بأنه يعت...
Never Read Passively
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2.0 The Double
This book is awful. The language is unbelievably repetitive and the narrative style is as schizophrenic as the main character. Dostoyevsky calls the protagonist "our hero" 191 times and if that wasn't enough, just about every time he refers to him he also feels it necessary to say "the good Golyadki...
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