Notes from Underground and The Double

Notes from Underground and The Double

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Translator: Ronald Wilks
Introduction by: Robert Louis Jackson

Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140455120
  • 352 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Gripping new translations of two harrowing psychological novels by the Russian master

The two novels of inner turmoil brought together here mark a turning point for Dostoyevsky, and are among his most personally revealing. The anonymous narrator of Notes from Underground (1864) tells of his refusal to become a worker in the “ant-hill” of society and of his gradual withdrawal to an underground existence. A classic study of human breakdown, The Double (1846) tells of a man haunted by his double-or is it just the fearful side of his own nature? Both are universal testaments of human despair, made vibrant in masterly new translations.

Notes from Underground and The Double

Notes from Underground and The Double

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Translator: Ronald Wilks
Introduction by: Robert Louis Jackson

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