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The master of Petersburg

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in 1869, when Dostoevsky was summoned from Germany to St Petersburg by the sudden death of his stepson, this novel is both a compelling mystery steeped in the atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Russia and a meditation on authority and rebellion, art and imagination.
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Biographical fiction
History
Fiction
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fëdor Michajlovič Dostoevskij; Fedor M Dostoevskij
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0099470373 9780099470373
OCLC Number: 59264366
Description: 250 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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"Hugely impressive-Coetzee never puts a foot wrong" * Daily Mail * "Anyone interested in the power of fiction to move us and extend our sense of life should get hold of this book" * Spectator * "An Read more...

 
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