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The idiot,

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: London, Dent; New York, Dutton [1963]
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
OCLC Number: 12025306
Description: 598 pages
Series Title: Everyman's library.
Responsibility: introduction by Richard Curle.

Abstract:

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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