FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, RICHARD PEVEAR, LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY (TRANS)
Title: Demons (The Possessed)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Random House Inc August 1995
0679734511 / 9780679734512
Seller ID: 92807
Possibly the most profound and prophetic expression in all Dostoevsky's works of the consequences of the modern temper taken to their logical conclusion. 733 pp.
An Eighth Day View:
Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horried Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a " novel-pamphlet" in which he would say everything about the plague of materialist ideology that he saw infecting his native land. What emerged was a prophetic and ferociously funny masterpiece of ideology and murder in pre-revolutionary Russia.