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The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Eva M. Martin
The Idiot
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'The chief thing is that they all need him' -thus Dostoyevsky described Prince Myshkin, the hero of perhaps his most remarkable novel. As the still, radiant center of a plot whose turbulent action is extraordinary even for Dostoyevsky, Myshkin succeeds in dominating through sheer force a... show more
'The chief thing is that they all need him' -thus Dostoyevsky described Prince Myshkin, the hero of perhaps his most remarkable novel. As the still, radiant center of a plot whose turbulent action is extraordinary even for Dostoyevsky, Myshkin succeeds in dominating through sheer force a personality a cast of characters who vividly and violently embody the passions and conflicts of the 19th century Russia.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9782819942115 (2819942113)
Publisher: Pubone.Info
Pages no: 1042
Edition language: English
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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...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
5.0 JOINT REVIEW AT DA WITH JENNIE, REPOSTED WITH HER PERMISSION
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
5.0
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...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
4.5
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...
La Mala *the mean girl*
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0.0 The Idiot
Kindred's Reading Challenge: #16 A novel by Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky or Nabokov
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