Publisher: Jimcin Recordings
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The Gambler brilliantly captures the surprisingly robust compulsion to wager that Dostoevsky, himself a compulsive gambler, knew so good. The hero rides an emotional curler coaster among pleasure and melancholy, and secondary characters corresponding to the grandmother, who throws a lot of her fortune away on the gaming tables, are unforgettable. The book's publishing background is both so: below the strain of a time limit from an unscrupulous writer, and with rights to his complete physique of works at stake, Dostoevsky dictated the ebook in below a month to the megastar scholar of Russia's first shorthand institution. Then he married her.
In this darkish and compelling brief novel, Fyodor Dostoevsky tells the tale of Alexey Ivanovitch, a tender coach operating within the family of an imperious Russian basic. Alexey attempts to wreck during the wall of the status quo in Russia, yet as a substitute turns into mired within the never-ending downward spiral of making a bet and loss. His severe and inescapable dependancy is accentuated by means of his affair with the general's merciless but seductive niece, Polina. within the Gambler, Dostoevsky reaches the peak of drama with this gorgeous mental portrait.