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Notes from Underground and the Double

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ISBN-10: 0140455124

ISBN-13: 9780140455120

Edition: 2009

Authors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Ronald Wilks, Robert Louis Jackson

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'Notes from Underground' is a study of a single character, 'the real man of the Russian majority', and a revelation of Dostoyevsky's own deepest beliefs. 'The Double' is the nightmarish story of Mr Golyadkin, a man who is haunted or possessed by his own double.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

One of the most powerful and significant authors in all modern fiction, Fyodor Dostoevsky was the son of a harsh and domineering army surgeon who was murdered by his own serfs (slaves), an event that was extremely important in shaping Dostoevsky's view of social and economic issues. He studied to be an engineer and began work as a draftsman. However, his first novel, Poor Folk (1846), was so well received that he abandoned engineering for writing. In 1849, Dostoevsky was arrested for being a part of a revolutionary group that owned an illegal printing press. He was sentenced to be executed, but the sentence was changed at the last minute, and he was sent to a prison camp in Siberia instead.…    

Ronald Wilks has translated Chekhovs short stories, as well as the work of other Russian writers, for Penguin Classics.John Sutherland teaches English at University College, London and has edited several works for Penguin Classics.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky(18211881) spent four years in a prison in Siberia, after which he was obliged to enlist in the army. His novels, including Crime and Punishmentand The Brothers Karamazov, rank among the greatest of the nineteenth century in any language. Ronald Wilkshas translated volumes by Chekhov, Tolstoy, and Gogol for Penguin Classics. Robert Louis Jacksonis B. E. Bensinger Professor Emeritus of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale.