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The Devils

Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Devils

(The Possessed)

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England .
Written in English


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A grim prophecy of the Russian Revolution

"What I am writing now is a tendentious thing", Dostoyevsky wrote to a friend in connection with his first outline for The Devils. "I feel like saying everything as passionately as possible. (Let nihilists and the Westerners scream that I am reactionary!) To hell with them. I shall say everything ot the last word."

As Dostoyevsky predicted, The Devils or The Possessed, was indeed denounced by radical critics as the work of a reactionary renegade. But radicals aside, it enjoyed great success both for its literary power and for its explicit and provocative politics; and for its story of Russian terrorists plotting violence and destruction, only to murder one of their own number.

"Stavrogin"s Confession", the section omitted when the novel first appeared, is included as an appendix to this volume.
--back cover

Edition Notes

Other titlesDemons
Statementtranslated with an introd. by David Magarshack.
SeriesPenguin classics -- L35
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3326 B6 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination704p.
Number of Pages704
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18143142M
ISBN 100140440356
ISBN 109780140440355
OCLC/WorldCa874101156, 32568906

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