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Poor Folk

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 3,783 Ratings and 240 Reviews

Book Description
Upon its first publication in 1846, Poor Folk was an immediate critical triumph. The influential critic Vissarion Belinsky wrote that "the novel reveals secrets about the life and character-types in Russia of a kind never dreamt of by anyone else," and the unknown twenty-five-year-old author was hailed as "the new Gogol." Composed entirely of an exchange of letters between a middle-aged copy clerk... More
Book Information
PublisherOverlook TP
BindingPaperback (19 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages144
Publication Date01/16/2009
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About Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Author, Translator) : Fyodor Dostoyevsky is a published author and a translator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Fyodor Dostoyevsky include Notes From The Underground, The Gambler, The idiot : a novel... more
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10/4/2009 Basak Savcigil said: Some heart breaking tales, but filled with wonderful characters. I found this book quite hard to read because it was so intense and tragic. But beautifully written and complex.
tags: Inspired me, I read

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