The Idiot (Penguin Classics)

The Idiot (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 014044792X 9780140447927
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Returning to St Petersburg from a Swiss sanatorium, the gentle and naive Prince Myshikin - known as the idiot - pays a visit to his distant relative General Yepanchin and proceeds to charm the General, his wife and his three daughters. But his life is thrown into turmoil when he chances on a photograph of the beautiful Nastasya Filippovna. Utterly infatuated with her, he soon finds himself caught up in a love triangle and drawn into a web of blackmail, betrayal and, finally, murder. In Prince Myshkin, Dosteyevsky set out to portray the purity of a truly beautiful soul and to explore the perils that innocence and goodness face in a corrupt world.

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 768

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Publication Date: 2004-08-31


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