The idiot

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Just two years after completing Crime and Punishment, which explored the mind of a murderer, Fyodor Dostoevsky produced another masterpiece: The Idiot. This time the author portrays a truly beautiful soul and one of Dostoevsky's greatest characters-Prince Muishkin, a saintly, Christ-like, yet deeply human figure.The story begins when Muishkin arrives on Russian soil after a stay in a Swiss sanatorium. Scorned by St. Petersburg society as an idiot for his generosity and innocence, the prince finds himself at the center of a struggle between a rich, kept woman and a beautiful, virtuous girl, who both hope to win his affection. Unfortunately, Muishkin's very goodness seems to bring disaster to everyone he meets. The shocking denouement tragically reveals how, in a world obsessed with money, power, and sexual conquest, a sanatorium is the only place for a saint.This version of The Idiot is the translation by Eva Martin.
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subject_facet Historical fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Nobility -- Russia -- Fiction, People with mental disabilities -- Fiction, Princes -- Russia -- Fiction, Russia (Federation) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Russia -- Fiction, Russia -- Social life and customs -- 1533-1917 -- Drama
title_display The idiot
title_full The Idiot, The idiot / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by Constance Garnett ; revised by Elina Yuffa ; with an introduction by Joseph Frank ; notes by Elina Yuffa, The idiot / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; with an introduction by Richard Pevear, The idiot / Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; translated by Henry and Olga Carlisle ; with a new introduction by Linda Ivanits ; and an afterword by Gary Rosenshield, The idiot [electronic resource] / Fyodor Dostoevsky, The idiot [electronic resource] / Fyodor Mikhail Dostoyevsky, The idiot [electronic resource] Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.
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