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Knopf Doubleday | The Idiot | In The Idiot, the saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss sanatorium and finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, power, and sexual conquest. He soon becomes entangled in a love triangle with a notorious kept woman, Nastasya, and a beautiful young girl, Aglaya. Extortion and scandal escalate to murder, as Dostoevsky’s “positively beautiful man” clashes with the emptiness of a society that cannot accommodate his ...

Knopf Doubleday | The Idiot | In The Idiot, the saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss sanatorium and finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, power, and sexual conquest. He soon becomes entangled in a love triangle with a notorious kept woman, Nastasya, and a beautiful young girl, Aglaya. Extortion and scandal escalate to murder, as Dostoevsky’s “positively beautiful man” clashes with the emptiness of a society that cannot accommodate his ...

Even as the lovely Kitty makes the wise decision to marry virtuous Levin and find satisfaction in the quiet country life, another Russian society lady is making a far more disastrous choice. Anna’s tumble from grace sees her ostracized by her social circle, even her own family. Our heart goes out to poor Anna, so young and vibrant, who loses everything in the name of love.

Even as the lovely Kitty makes the wise decision to marry virtuous Levin and find satisfaction in the quiet country life, another Russian society lady is making a far more disastrous choice. Anna’s tumble from grace sees her ostracized by her social circle, even her own family. Our heart goes out to poor Anna, so young and vibrant, who loses everything in the name of love.

'What Is Art?'​ by Leo Tolstoy  (Author), Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)  #Great #World #Literature #Classics #Books #Western #Canon

'What Is Art?'​ by Leo Tolstoy (Author), Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator) #Great #World #Literature #Classics #Books #Western #Canon

War and Peace- Unlike anything I've ever read, but definitely worth the time and effort.

War and Peace- Unlike anything I've ever read, but definitely worth the time and effort.

Amazon.com: The Idiot (9780375702242): Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky: Books

Amazon.com: The Idiot (9780375702242): Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky: Books

Amazon.com: Stories of Anton Chekhov (8601300326382): Anton Chekhov, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky: Books

Amazon.com: Stories of Anton Chekhov (8601300326382): Anton Chekhov, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky: Books

Alexander Pushkin, trans. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, Novels, Tales, Journeys, design by Oliver Munday

Alexander Pushkin, trans. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, Novels, Tales, Journeys, design by Oliver Munday

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the highly acclaimed translators of War and Peace, Doctor Zhivago, and Anna Karenina, which was an Oprah Book Club pick and million-copy bestseller, bring their

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the highly acclaimed translators of War and Peace, Doctor Zhivago, and Anna Karenina, which was an Oprah Book Club pick and million-copy bestseller, bring their

From lilitslittlelibrary: "If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war." (Tolstoy War and Peace)  Finally received the clothbound edition of War and Peace. It's so stunning. An important note regarding these translations - the translators are not the same. War and Peace is translated by Anthony Briggs and Anna Karenina is translated by Pevear & Volokhonsky. #books

From lilitslittlelibrary: "If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war." (Tolstoy War and Peace) Finally received the clothbound edition of War and Peace. It's so stunning. An important note regarding these translations - the translators are not the same. War and Peace is translated by Anthony Briggs and Anna Karenina is translated by Pevear & Volokhonsky. #books

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