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The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett, Joseph Frank, Anna Brailovsky
The Idiot
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679642428 (0679642420)
ASIN: 679642420
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 667
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Hysterical Melodrama: "The Idiot" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett (Translator), Alan Myers (Translator), Joseph Frank (Introduction), Anna Brailovsky (Translator)
I'd like to suggest that reading choice, at all ages, resembles a vortex. One's favourite books and authors swirl round, and are re-read (I've always been a great re-reader). New books are sucked in to join the vortex, and some of the favourites gradually sink down, just occasionally bobbing back up...
Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words rated it
4.5 'The Idiot' by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Now that I’ve reached the end of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Idiot (this edition translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky) I have begun to see it as the story of a man scandalized by a world that disappoints nearly every effort at goodness. A man, the prince and maybe the author, who, having...
Reader & Dreamer
Reader & Dreamer rated it
5.0 The Idiot
Finally !!! I read this over such a long period of time, but i really enjoyed it ! This book was Clever, full of ideas, and philosophies. Dostoevsky's characters and thoughts are very fascinating. one of the greatest books ever written, I'am Sure. in short, the story is about The idiot, a very kin...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
Sirius: Dear readers, When Jennie mentioned in one of her DA posts that she was reading “The Idiot”, I decided that this was going to be my chance to stop being intimidated by Dostoevsky and actually try reviewing one of his books. I loved those of his works which I managed to finish, do not get me ...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
When I was a kid, I liked rules. What’s more a lot of these rules came from my own parents, who I loved and who loved me. I was shy and cautious, and as far as I could see life was pretty simple; rules were for our own good, and people who stuck to the rules were happy, but people who broke the rule...
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