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Titel: Poor People
Verlag: Boni And Liveright, Inc. Publishers
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Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9788440114228-3
Inhaltsangabe: Introducing the first in a long line of underground characters, Dostoevsky's first full-length work of fiction is a poignant, tragi-comic tale which foreshadows the greatness of his later novels Presented as a series of letters between the humble copying-clerk Devushkin and a distant relative of his, the young Varenka, this book brings to the fore the underclass of St. Petersburg, who live at the margins of society in the most appalling conditions and abject poverty. As Devushkin tries to help Varenka improve her plight by selling anything he can, he is reduced to even more desperate circumstances and seeks refuge in alcohol, looking on helplessly as the object of his impossible love is taken away from him.
Vom Verlag: Hesperus Press, as suggested by their Latin motto, Et remotissima prope, is dedicated to bringing near what is far?far both in space and time. Works by illustrious authors, often unjustly neglected or simply little known in the English?speaking world, are made accessible through a completely fresh editorial approach or new translations. Through these short classic works, which feature forewords by leading contemporary authors, the modern reader will be introduced to the greatest writers of Europe and America. An elegantly designed series of exceptional books.
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