The Crocodile

The Crocodile


Fyodor  Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The story relates the events that befall one Ivan Matveich when he, his wife Elena Ivanovna, and the narrator visit the Passage on Nevsky Avenue to see a crocodile that has been put on display by a German entrepreneur. After teasing the crocodile, Ivan Matveich is swallowed alive.
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A Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist and journalist, Fyodor Dostoevsky was born in Moscow on 11th November, 1821. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychological novelists in world literature. His books have been translated into more than 170 languages. His literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. His most acclaimed works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880).  (From Wikipedia & Penguin)

Publish Date : 15 Jul 2020

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