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The master of Petersburg

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The novel recreates the world of the Russian writer, Dostoevsky, with him as the protagonist. He returns from exile to St. Petersburg to investigate the death of his stepson, officially a suicide, but as he was a revolutionary Dostoevsky suspects murder. By the author of Waiting for the Barbarians.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
History
Fiction
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0670855871 9780670855872 0140238107 9780140238105
OCLC Number: 31431649
Description: 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Petersburg --
The cemetery --
Pavel --
The white suit --
Maximov --
Anna Sergeyevna --
Matryona --
Ivanov --
Nechaev --
The shot tower --
The walk --
Isaev --
The disguise --
The police --
The cellar --
The printing press --
The poison --
The diary --
The fires --
Stavrogin.
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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The novel recreates the world of the Russian writer, Dostoevsky, with him as the protagonist. He returns from exile to St. Petersburg to investigate the death of his stepson, officially a suicide, but as he was a revolutionary Dostoevsky suspects murder. By the author of Waiting for the Barbarians.

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