The Gambler

The Gambler

Fyodor  Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky


The Gambler (translated by C. J. Hogarth) is a novel about a youngish tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian civil servant. The novella reflects Dostoevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than one the inspiration for the book: Dostoevsky completed the novella in 1866 under a strict deadline to pay off gambling...More
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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 : 06 Aug 2022

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