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The gambler, with Polina Suslova's diary

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Victor Terras; Edward Wasiolek; Apollinarii︠a︡ Suslova
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Gambler paints a stark picture of the attractions--and addictions--of gambling. Using skillful characterization, Dostoevsky faithfully depicts life among the gambling set in old Germany. This probing psychological novel explores the tangled love affairs and complicated lives of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young gambler, and Polina Alexandrovna, the woman he loves.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Victor Terras; Edward Wasiolek; Apollinarii︠a︡ Suslova
ISBN: 0226159701 9780226159706
OCLC Number: 1621874
Notes: Includes additional selections by P. Suslova, all translated from Gody blizosti s Dostoevskim, plus portions of letters by Dostoevsky.
Description: xxxix, 366 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The gambler, by F. Dostoevsky.--Polina Suslova's diary.--The stranger and her lover, by P. Suslova.--Selected letters.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by Victor Terras ; edited by Edward Wasiolek.

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The Gambler paints a stark picture of the attractions--and addictions--of gambling. Using skillful characterization, Dostoevsky faithfully depicts life among the gambling set in old Germany. This probing psychological novel explores the tangled love affairs and complicated lives of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young gambler, and Polina Alexandrovna, the woman he loves.

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