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The Resource The gambler, Fyodor Dostoevsky ; [translated by C. J. Hogarth]

The gambler, Fyodor Dostoevsky ; [translated by C. J. Hogarth]

Label
The gambler
Title
The gambler
Statement of responsibility
Fyodor Dostoevsky ; [translated by C. J. Hogarth]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
Narrated by the character Alexei, who is addicted to gambling, this short novel is based on Dostoevsky's own experiences as a compulsive gambler. Alexei is trying to break through the wall of the established order and the human condition itself, but instead he is drawn into the vortex of the roulette wheel
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Summary
At the casino in Roulettenburg, Germany, a Russian family awaits news that a wealthy relative has died. To their dismay, Granny (far from dead), arrives and begins gambling away their inheiritance at an alarming rate. Meanwhile, Alexey Ivanovich, a notorious gambler, longs for a member of the family, but fate seems determined to keep them apart. As fortunes are squandered and gained, lives are increasingly tied to the fickle rules of chance
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10044783
Cataloging source
TXG
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1821-1881
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Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Dewey number
891.733
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Igrok
Literary form
novels
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Hogarth, C. J
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True
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  • Compulsive gamblers
  • Gambling
  • Russia
Target audience
adult
Label
The gambler, Fyodor Dostoevsky ; [translated by C. J. Hogarth]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
838129
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
101 pages
Isbn
9781153703383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781153703383
  • (OCoLC)768489867
Label
The gambler, Fyodor Dostoevsky ; [translated by C. J. Hogarth]
Publication
Note
Reprint
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
838129
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
101 pages
Isbn
9781153703383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781153703383
  • (OCoLC)768489867

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