The Idiot (Annotated) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Idiot (Annotated)

byFyodor Dostoyevsky

Kobo ebook | February 19, 2015

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The Idiot is a book written by the 19th-century Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was originally published serially in The Russian Messenger between 1868 and 1869. The Idiot, alongside some of Dostoyevsky's other works, is often considered one of the most brilliant literary achievements of the "Golden Age" of Russian literature.
The 26-year-old Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin goes back to Russia after spending several years at a Swiss sanatorium. Scorned by the society of St. Petersburg for his trusting nature and naiveté, he finds himself at the center of a struggle between a beautiful kept woman and a virtuous and pretty young girl, both of whom win his affection. Unfortunately, Myshkin's very goodness precipitates disaster, leaving the impression that, in a world obsessed with money, power, and sexual conquest, a sanatorium may be the only place for a saint.
This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents.  This book is also annotated, with additional information about the book and its author, including an overview, plot, characters, criticism, adaptations, translations, biographical and bibliographical information.
 

Title:The Idiot (Annotated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 19, 2015Publisher:Bronson Tweed PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990049996802

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