Product detail

The Idiot

The Idiot

Author: Henry Carlisle (Translator); Fyodor Dostoevsky
Series: Classics Library
$7.99(AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 1
Description

In The Idiot, a saintly man, Prince Myshkin, is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power, and sexual conquest than the ideals of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful young girl become rivals for his affections. Extortion, scandal, and murder follow, testing the wreckage left by human misery to find "man in man."

The Idiot is a quintessentially Russian novel, one that penetrates the complex psyche of the Russian people. "They call me a psychologist," wrote Dostoevsky. "That is not true. I'm only a realist in the higher sense; that is, I portray all the depths of the human soul."

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781853261756
  • : Wordsworth Editions, Limited
  • : Wordsworth Editions, Limited
  • : January 1996
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 30mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Henry Carlisle (Translator); Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 592