Notes from the Underground, and The Gambler

Notes from the Underground, and The Gambler

by Fyodor Dostoevsky
     
 

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One of the most profound and disturbing works of nineteenth-century literature, Notes from the Underground is a probing and speculative work, often regarded as a forerunner to the Existentialist movement. The Gambler explores the compulsive nature of gambling, one of Dostoevsky's own vices and a subject he describes with extraordinary acumen and drama. Both works

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One of the most profound and disturbing works of nineteenth-century literature, Notes from the Underground is a probing and speculative work, often regarded as a forerunner to the Existentialist movement. The Gambler explores the compulsive nature of gambling, one of Dostoevsky's own vices and a subject he describes with extraordinary acumen and drama. Both works are new translations, specially commissioned for the World's Classics series.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199536382
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,366,797
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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