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House of the Dead

Penguin Books Ltd,
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Kurzbeschreibung

In January 1850 Dostoyevsky was sent to a remote Siberian prison camp for his part in a political conspiracy. The four years he spent there, startlingly re-created in The House of the Dead, were the most agonizing of his life. In this fictionalized account he recounts his soul-destroying incarceration through the cool, detached tones of his narrator, Aleksandr Petrovich Goryanchikov: the daily battle for survival, the wooden plank beds, the cabbage soup swimming with cockroaches, his strange family of boastful, ugly, cruel convicts. Yet The House of the Dead is far more than a work of documentary realism: it is also a powerful novel of redemption, describing one man s spiritual and moral death and the miracle of his gradual reawakening.

Details

Titel: House of the Dead
Autoren/Herausgeber: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

ISBN/EAN: 9780141915869

Seitenzahl: 368
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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