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Title The house of the dead / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by Roger Cockrell.
Author Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881, author.
Publication Richmond, Surrey : Alma Classics, 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Description x, 332 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm.
Call # FIC DOSTOYEVSKY
Series Alma classics
Alma classics.
Note First published in Russian in 1860-62.
Translation of: Zapiski iz mertvogo doma.
Contents Extra material: Dostoevsky's life; works.
Bibliography Includes annotated bibliography of the author's works and select reading bibliography (pages 322-332).
Summary Written in the form of a diary, 'The House of the Dead' recounts the story of Alexander Goryanchikov, a gentleman who is condemned to ten years' hard labour for killing his wife in a fit of rage. Initially the target of the other inmates' malice, he gradually settles in and becomes an avid observer of the new world around him, watching his fellow prisoners being brutally and cruelly punished by the guards, listening to their past stories of blood and murder and learning that even convicts are capable of acts of pure generosity, as when they sacrifice their own meal to feed a stray dog that wanders around the camp.
Note Translated from the Russian.
Subject Exiles -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Fiction.
Prisoners -- Fiction.
Siberia (Russia) -- Fiction.
Exiles. (OCoLC)fst00918139
Russia (Federation) -- Siberia. (OCoLC)fst01243666
Genre Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Addl. Author Cockrell, Roger, translator.
Addl. Title Zapiski iz mertvogo doma. English. (Cockrell)
ISBN 9781847496669
1847496660

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