FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, RICHARD PEVEAR, LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Random House Inc December 2004
0375719008 / 9780375719004
Seller ID: 20110621188508
The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky's novel The Adolescent""(first published in English as A Raw Youth) is Arkady Dolgoruky, a na-ve 19-year-old boy bursting with ambition and opinions. The illegitimate son of a dissipated landowner, he is torn between his desire to expose his father's wrongdoing and the desire to win his love. He travels to St. Petersburg to confront the father he barely knows, inspired by an inchoate dream of communion and armed with a mysterious document that he believes gives him power over others. This new English version by the most acclaimed of Dostoevsky's translators is a masterpiece of pathos and high comedy.