The gambler, Bobok, and! A nasty story

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Publisher: Penguin

Written in English
Published: Pages: 238 Downloads: 707
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Edition Notes

This translation originally published (B66-14525) 1966.

Statementby Fydor Dostoyevsky ; translated with an introduction by Jessie Coulson.
SeriesPenguin classics
The Physical Object
Pagination238p.,19cm
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19675711M

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An Unpleasant Predicament, also translated as "A Nasty Story" is a satirical story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky concerning the escapades of a Russian civil servant. After drinking a bit too much with two fellow civil servants, the protagonist, Ivan Ilyich Pralinsky, expounds on his desire to embrace a philosophy based on kindness to those in lower.

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The Gambler and Other Stories is Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s collection of one novella and six short stories reflecting his own life – indeed, ‘The Gambler’, a story of a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian General, was written under a strict deadline so he could pay off his roulette debts.The Gambler (Russian: Игрокъ, romanized: Igrok; modern spelling Игрок) is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general.

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