Notes From Underground

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, translated by Natasha Randall
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A groundbreaking new translation of Dostoyevsky's most radical work of fiction. Introduced by DBC Pierre.

'I am a sick person. I am a spiteful person. An unattractive person, too . . .'

In the depths of a cellar in St. Petersburg, a retired civil servant spews forth a passionate and furious note on the ills of society. The underground man's manifesto reveals his erratic, self-contradictory and even sadistic nature. Yet Dostoyevsky's disturbing character causes an uncomfortable flicker of recognition, and we see in him our own human condition.

Author bio:

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky was born in Moscow in 1821. He has written many works of fiction including Crime and Punishment, The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. He died in St. Petersburg on 9th February 1881.

Natasha Randall is a writer and literary translator. Her translations include We by Yevgeny Zamyatin and A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov. Her writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, New York Times, Los Angeles Book Review and more.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781786899002
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: June 2020
Page Extent: 160
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items


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