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Demons

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2000.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 182.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horrified Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a 'novel-pamphlet' in which he would say everything about the plague of materialist ideology that he saw infecting his native land. What emerged was a prophetic and ferociously funny masterpiece of ideology and murder in pre-revolutionary Russia."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky
ISBN: 0375411224 9780375411229
OCLC Number: 45258629
Notes: First included in Everyman's Library as The Possessed, 1931.
Description: xliii, 733 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 182.
Other Titles: Besy.
Responsibility: by Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; with an introduction by Joseph Frank.
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"Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horrified Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a 'novel-pamphlet' in which he would say everything about the plague of materialist ideology that he saw infecting his native land. What emerged was a prophetic and ferociously funny masterpiece of ideology and murder in pre-revolutionary Russia."--Jacket.

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