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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.

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