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Bednye Liudi

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ISBN-10: 0882337556

ISBN-13: 9780882337555

Edition: 1982

Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Robert Dessaix

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List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
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.…    

Foreword
Introduction
Poor People
Notes
Biographical note