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978-0-375-41392-6 / 0375413928

The Idiot (Everyman's Library)

by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky

Publisher:Everyman's Library

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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In The Idiot, the saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss sanatorium and finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, power, and sexual conquest. He soon becomes entangled in a love triangle with a notorious kept woman, Nastasya, and a beautiful young girl, Aglaya. Extortion and scandal escalate to murder, as Dostoevskys positively beautiful man clashes with the emptiness of a society that cannot accommodate his innocence and moral idealism. The Idiot is both a powerful indictment of that society and a rich and gripping masterpiece.

From award-winning translators, a masterful new translationnever before publishedof the novel in which Fyodor Dostoevsky set out to portray a truly beautiful soul.

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