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Fyodor Dostoevsky, Demons

· 29 May 2005 |  by Maarten
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Fyodor Dostoevsky


Deze uitgave:
Everyman Publishers, 2000
xliii + 733 pagina’s, gebonden
isbn: 9781857151824

Oorspronkelijke uitgave:
in het Russisch: Бесы
[Russia], 1872

When Pyotr Verkhovensky returns to Russia from Western Europe posing as a revolutionary he stirs up untold trouble among the naive radicals of his native province with news of a mysterious conspiracy. Meanwhile, the son of his father’s wealthy patroness, Nikolai Stavrogin, has emotional problems of his own which gradually destabilize Madame Stavrogin’s social circle. The collision of these two dramas produces a brilliant political satire on liberalism and its unintended consequences which finds Dostoevsky’s comedy at its most intense.

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