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First published in , Humiliated and Insulted plunges the reader into a By: Fyodor Dostoevsky Translator: Ignat Avsey Media of Humiliated and Insulted. The Insulted and the Injured. Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by Constance Garnett. This web edition published by [email protected] Last updated. Prince Alexey, aka Alyosha, the son of Prince Valkovsky is a naïve but loveable young man who is easily manipulated by his father. Alyosha.

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March Learn how and when to remove this template message. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The poor woman and her daughter come back to Petersburg and find Smith; Nellie’s mother asks forgiveness, but he rejects them. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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February 8, — Shelved as: Sep 10, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? At the centre of the story are a young struggling author, an orphaned teenager and a depraved aristocrat, who not only foreshadows the great figures of evil in Dostoevsky’s later fiction, but is a powerful literary presence in his own right. But this novel, in contrast, practically hammers out its moral insultd forgiveness at the end in true Dostoevskian fashion though, an exception is hastily added.

The Oneworld Classics edition receives my stamp of approval. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Despite being instantly recognizable as a “Dostoevsky” novel, there can be little doubt that Humiliated and Insulted is inferior to the author’s later, better-known works.


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Characters in a book, or real people? Natasha leaves her parents’ home and runs away with Alyosha prince Alexey — the son of Prince Valkovsky. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. Page 1 of 1 Start over Snd 1 of 1.

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It has all the elements of his more epic novels, and is narrated with a sense of urgency that is very compelling. The result is what the novel’s translator, Ignat Avsay, has labeled “Dostoevsky-lite”. Insuled think that writer changed his mind at the end. From the Notes of an Unknown Penguin Classics.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To be sure, there are some fairly engaging moments in this book which reveal humanity in all its warty glory. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Looking for beautiful books? The Best Books of In attempt to make Nikolai Natasha’s father reconcile with Natasha, Ivan persuades Nikolai and his wife to adopt Nellie. May 09, This is true even for the more enthusiastic admirers of Dostoevsky’s later novels by these I mean: As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site.

This is what happens sometimes even with the most kind-hearted of people, who are nevertheless weak-willed, and who, despite their kind-heartedness, are apt to get carried off into a state of ecstasy when unburdening themselves of their grief and anger, even at the expense of hurting someone innocent, more often than not someone who is dear to them. It is a fresh translation of an obscure, previously hard-to-find work.


It may not be as deep philosophically as either of those, but trust me, it aches your heart all the more for it. I felt the same minus the diabetes part. About Fyodor Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky is considered one of the greatest writers of all times. One of the most important themes throughout Dostoevsky’s work is the expiative value of suffering, and The Insulted and Injured, with its tragically moving plot and characters, develops that theme. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Humiliated and Insulted

The novel may also offer the reader a greater insight into Dostoevsky’s life-long development as a novelist. Write a customer review. This website uses cookies to improve user experience. If you didn’t recognize anything deeper than a nice touching story, i suggest you read again.

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It’s a story that has deeply affected my humanity. The story ends on an ambiguous note with Natasha and Ivan reflecting on the events that have unfolded. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.