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Demons : a novel in three parts

Author: Fedor Mikhaĭlovich Dostoevskiĭ; Richard Pevear
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2006
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Based on a true event, in which a young revolutionary was murdered by his comrades, The Possessed provoked a storm of controversy for its harsh depiction of a ruthless band of Russian intellectuals, atheists, socialists, anarchists, and other radicals who attempt to incite the population of a small provincial town to revolt against the government. In contrast to Dostoevsky's savage portrait of these radicals and the

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Political fiction
Psychological fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fedor Mikhaĭlovich Dostoevskiĭ; Richard Pevear
ISBN: 0679734511 9780679734512 9780099140016 0099140012
OCLC Number: 1040573885
Notes: Translation of: Besy.
Description: xxvii, 733 p. ; 21 cm
Series Title: Vintage classics
Responsibility: by Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated and annotated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.


'The most innovative and challenging writer of fiction in his generation in Russia' Guardian Based on a real-life crime which horrified Russia in 1869, Dostoevsky intended his novel to castigate the  Read more...


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