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Crocodile
     

Crocodile

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by Fyodor Dostoevsky
 

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ON the thirteenth of January of this present year, 1865, at half- past twelve in the day, Elena Ivanovna, the wife of my cultured friend Ivan Matveitch, who is a colleague in the same depart- ment, and may be said to be a distant relation of mine, too, expressed the desire to see the crocodile now on view at a fixed charge in the Arcade. As Ivan Matveitch had already

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ON the thirteenth of January of this present year, 1865, at half- past twelve in the day, Elena Ivanovna, the wife of my cultured friend Ivan Matveitch, who is a colleague in the same depart- ment, and may be said to be a distant relation of mine, too, expressed the desire to see the crocodile now on view at a fixed charge in the Arcade. As Ivan Matveitch had already in his pocket his ticket for a tour abroad (not so much for the sake of his health as for the improvement of his mind), and was consequently free from his official duties and had nothing whatever to do that morning, he offered no objection to his wife's irresistible fancy, but was positively aflame with curiosity himself

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ISBN-13:
9781412186568
Publisher:
eBooksLib
Publication date:
04/21/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
159 KB

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Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821–1881) is considered one of the greatest writers of all time. His works include such seminal novels as Crime and Punishment and The Karamazov Brothers. Guy Daniels published more than 40 translations, from Russian and French into English.

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Crocodile 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She dipped her head to bramblefire. "Thank you." She meowed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A chocolate colored she cat with white paws and blue eyes pads in?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No i dont know anyone. And it seems like onyx and brightleaf are already part of this clan- can you tell me about that?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She pads in and sits down -brightleaf-
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
-the black Siamese tom sits in the shadows.-