The Adolescent by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Adolescent

byFyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

Kobo ebook | December 18, 2007

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The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky’s novel The Adolescent (first published in English as A Raw Youth) is Arkady Dolgoruky, a na•ve 19-year-old boy bursting with ambition and opinions. The illegitimate son of a dissipated landowner, he is torn between his desire to expose his father’s wrongdoing and the desire to win his love. He travels to St. Petersburg to confront the father he barely knows, inspired by an inchoate dream of communion and armed with a mysterious document that he believes gives him power over others. This new English version by the most acclaimed of Dostoevsky’s translators is a masterpiece of pathos and high comedy.
Title:The AdolescentFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 18, 2007Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307428117

ISBN - 13:9780307428110

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Not as good as the more famous novels, but still worth your time if you like D; I wouldn't recommend starting here if you haven't read him before.
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quite good #plumreview Not as well known, or as great, as other Dostoevsky novels but very good in its own right.
Date published: 2016-12-09