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The idiot

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett; Elena Yuffa; Joseph Frank
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2005.
Series: Barnes & Noble classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After fifteen years of treatment for epilepsy in a Swiss institution, Prince Mishkin returns to St. Petersburg to find a jaded mid-19th century social world. At first, the kindly, almost childlike prince is taken for an idiot. But the two most beautiful women in town are soon competing for his affections in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett; Elena Yuffa; Joseph Frank
ISBN: 1593083475 9781593083472
OCLC Number: 60686327
Notes: Translated from the Russian.
Description: xxix, 578 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Other Titles: Idiot.
Responsibility: Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by Constance Garnett ; revised by Elina Yuffa ; with an introduction by Joseph Frank ; notes by Elina Yuffa.

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After fifteen years of treatment for epilepsy in a Swiss institution, Prince Mishkin returns to St. Petersburg to find a jaded mid-19th century social world. At first, the kindly, almost childlike prince is taken for an idiot. But the two most beautiful women in town are soon competing for his affections in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.

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