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Read online The Double.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Double While his literary reputation rests mainly on such celebrated novels as i Crime and Punishment i i The Brothers Karamazov i and i The Idiot i Dostoyevsky also wrote much superb short fiction i The Double i is one of the finest of his shorter works It appeared in his second published work and is by far the most significant of his early stories not least for its successful straight faced treatment of a hallucinatory theme In i The Double i the protagonist Golyadkin senior is persecuted by his double Golyadkin junior who resembles him closely in almost every detail The latter abuses the former with mounting scorn and brutality as the tale proceeds toward its frightening denouement Characteristic Dostoyevskyan themes of helplessness victimization and scandal are beautifully handled here with an artistry that qualifies the story as a small masterpiece Students of literature admirers of Dostoyevsky and general readers will all be delighted to have this classic work available in this inexpensive high quality edition by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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The Double
Title:The Double
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Number of Pages:144
Category:Classics, Fiction, Russia, Russian literature
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The Gambler, The Idiot, The Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment, The House of the Dead, White Nights, The Double, Notes from Underground, Demons, Notes from Underground, White Nights, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, and Selections from The House of the Dead
The award winning translation of Dostoevsky s last and greatest novel br br i The Brothers Karamazov i is a passionate philosophical novel set in th century Russia that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God free will and morality It is a spiritual drama of moral struggles concerning faith doubt and reason set against a modernizing Russia, While his literary reputation rests mainly on such celebrated novels as i Crime and Punishment i i The Brothers Karamazov i and i The Idiot i Dostoyevsky also wrote much superb short fiction i The Double i is one of the finest of his shorter works It appeared in his second published work and is by far the most significant of his early stories not least for its successful straight faced treatment of a hallucinatory theme br In i The Double i the protagonist Golyadkin senior is persecuted by his double Golyadkin junior who resembles him closely in almost every detail The latter abuses the former with mounting scorn and brutality as the tale proceeds toward its frightening denouement Characteristic Dostoyevskyan themes of helplessness victimization and scandal are beautifully handled here with an artistry that qualifies the story as a small masterpiece br Students of literature admirers of Dostoyevsky and general readers will all be delighted to have this classic work available in this inexpensive high quality edition br, Through the story of the brilliant but conflicted young Raskolnikov and the murder he commits Fyodor Dostoevsky explores the theme of redemption through suffering i Crime and Punishment i put Dostoevsky at the forefront of Russian writers when it appeared in and is now one of the most famous and influential novels in world literature br br The poverty stricken Raskolnikov a talented student devises a theory about extraordinary men being above the law since in their brilliance they think new thoughts and so contribute to society He then sets out to prove his theory by murdering a vile cynical old pawnbroker and her sister The act brings Raskolnikov into contact with his own buried conscience and with two characters the deeply religious Sonia who has endured great suffering and Porfiry the intelligent and discerning official who is charged with investigating the murder both of whom compel Raskolnikov to feel the split in his nature Dostoevsky provides readers with a suspenseful penetrating psychological analysis that goes beyond the crime which in the course of the novel demands drastic punishment to reveal something about the human condition The more we intellectualize the more imprisoned we become, Returning to Russia from a sanitarium in Switzerland the Christ like epileptic Prince Myshkin finds himself enmeshed in a tangle of love torn between two women the notorious kept woman Nastasya and the pure Aglaia both involved in turn with the corrupt money hungry Ganya In the end Myshkin s honesty goodness and integrity are shown to be unequal to the moral emptiness of those around him In her revision of the Garnett translation Anna Brailovsky has corrected inaccuracies wrought by Garnett s drastic anglicization of the novel restoring as much as possible the syntactical structure of the original