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The gambler

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Andrew R MacAndrew
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1981, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexey Ivanovitch, a young tutor working in the household of an imperious Russian general, tries to break through the wall of the established order in Russia, but instead becomes mired in the endless downward spiral of betting and loss. His intense and inescapable addiction is accentuated by his affair with the general's cruel yet seductive niece, Polina.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Andrew R MacAndrew
ISBN: 0393000443 9780393000443
OCLC Number: 7272352
Notes: Translation of: Igrok.
Description: 188 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Igrok.
Responsibility: by Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated and with an introduction by Andrew R. MacAndrew.

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Alexey Ivanovitch, a young tutor working in the household of an imperious Russian general, tries to break through the wall of the established order in Russia, but instead becomes mired in the endless downward spiral of betting and loss. His intense and inescapable addiction is accentuated by his affair with the general's cruel yet seductive niece, Polina.

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