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The Eternal Husband
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Constance Garnett




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Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881), the brilliant Russian novelist whose psychological delvings into the human soul profoundly influenced the twentieth-century novel, wrote a prolific amount of shorter works that are masterpieces in their own right. His novella The Eternal Husband is considered one of the author's most powerful and perfect creations.
This surreal tale of duality and interchanging rivalry explores the life of a rich, idle man suddenly forced to confront the husband of his dead mistress. With keen insight into the human condition, the story relates the shared hatred, love, and guilt of the two men. Ripe with the emotional themes central to Dostoyevsky's greatest novels, including morality, the bonds of sexual love, mental torture, and neurosis, The Eternal Husband reveals the full range of the author's captivating genius.

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Overview

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881), the brilliant Russian novelist whose psychological delvings into the human soul profoundly influenced the twentieth-century novel, wrote a prolific amount of shorter works that are masterpieces in their own right. His novella The Eternal Husband is considered one of the author's most powerful and perfect creations.
This surreal tale of duality and interchanging rivalry explores the life of a rich, idle man suddenly forced to confront the husband of his dead mistress. With keen insight into the human condition, the story relates the shared hatred, love, and guilt of the two men. Ripe with the emotional themes central to Dostoyevsky's greatest novels, including morality, the bonds of sexual love, mental torture, and neurosis, The Eternal Husband reveals the full range of the author's captivating genius.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486465722
  • ISBN-10: 0486465721
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: February 2008
  • Page Count: 122
  • Dimensions: 8.29 x 5.98 x 0.26 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds

Series: Dover Thrift Editions

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