Classics

Download E-books Poor Folk (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett

When Poor Folk was once first released in 1846, Dostoyevsky — one in every of nineteenth-century Russia's most vital authors — was once just twenty-four years previous. the radical introduced him rapid severe and public acclaim. A poignant societal and physiological cartoon, Dostoyevsky's masterpiece is written within the type of letters of correspondence among characters, either trapped in the poverty and condition of St. Petersburg's slums. Makar is a author suffering to outlive; Varvara, a low-paid seamstress. the 2 are in love, yet too bad to marry. They lengthy for recognize, yet cannot even muster adequate for themselves.
Written throughout the preliminary stirrings of the Russian realism stream, Poor Folk is a vibrant portrait of society's "everyman." A paintings that's either attractive and tragic, it unravels an unforgettable story of the human condition.

Show description

Read Online or Download Poor Folk (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

Similar Classics books

The Voyage Out (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

A celebration of English individuals are aboard the Euphrosyne, certain for South the US. between them is Rachel Vinrace, a tender woman, blameless and utterly unaware of the area of politics and society, books, intercourse, love and marriage. She is a loose spirit half-caught, momentarily and passionately, by way of Terence Hewet, an aspiring author who she meets in Santa Marina.

Group Portrait With Lady (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

Pointed out by means of the Nobel Prize committee because the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s paintings, the gripping tale of workforce Portrait With woman unspools like a suspenseful documentary. through a sequence of demanding interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one in all Böll’s so much exciting characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a suffering battle widow.

Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics)

Jane Austen's first released paintings, meticulously built and glowing together with her precise witMarianne Dashwood wears her center on her sleeve, and whilst she falls in love with the speeding yet fallacious John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's caution that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo.

Anna Karenina

The must-have Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of 1 of the best Russian novels ever written defined by way of William Faulkner because the most sensible novel ever written and by means of Fyodor Dostoevsky as “flawless,” Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair among the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the rushing officer, count number Vronsky.

Extra resources for Poor Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.41 of 5 – based on 3 votes