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The Adolescent

The Adolescent

Fyodor Dostoevsky Richard Pevear Larissa Volokhonsky
3.9/5 (6852 ratings)
The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky’s novel The Adolescent is Arkady Dolgoruky, a naive 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.
Language
English
Pages
580
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
December 07, 2004
ISBN
0375719008
ISBN 13
9780375719004

The Adolescent

Fyodor Dostoevsky Richard Pevear Larissa Volokhonsky
3.9/5 (6852 ratings)
The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky’s novel The Adolescent is Arkady Dolgoruky, a naive 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.
Language
English
Pages
580
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage
Release
December 07, 2004
ISBN
0375719008
ISBN 13
9780375719004

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