The Village of Stepanchikovo (Centaur Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Village of Stepanchikovo (Centaur Classics)

byFyodor Dostoyevsky, Centaur Classics

Kobo ebook | April 1, 2016

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Dostoyevsky's narrator has been summoned to his uncle Colonel Rostanev's remote country estate in the hope that he will act as decoy and rescue Rostanev's former ward, Nastenka Yezhevikin, from the tyranny of Opiskin, a despot and charlatan who has the whole household under his thumb. Forty-eight hours of explosive comic drama unfold, culminating in a violent confrontation between Opiskin and the ineffectual Rostanev.
Dostoyevsky conveys a delight in life's absurdities to rival that of Gogol, yet at the same time in Opiskin, a comic monster of Russian literature, he creates an unflattering portrait of his mentor. Here we recognize the genesis of the characters and the revelatory dramatic scenes of and “The Karamazov Brothers”.

Title:The Village of Stepanchikovo (Centaur Classics)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Fyodor DostoyevskyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8892587145

ISBN - 13:9788892587144

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