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The idiot

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; David Magarshack
Publisher: London [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1955.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : 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; David Magarshack
ISBN: 0140440542 9780140440546
OCLC Number: 10546919
Notes: Translation of: Idiot.
Description: 618 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Idiot.
Responsibility: Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; translated with an introduction by David Magarshack.

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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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