Most significant of the Russian novelist's early stories (1846) offers a straight-faced treatment of a hallucinatory theme. Golyadkin senior is a powerless target of persecution by Golyadkin junior, his double in almost every respect. Familiar Dostoyevskan themes of helplessness, victimization, scandal — beautifully handled in this small masterpiece.
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Review: The DoubleUser Review - Emily Van Dyke - Goodreads
Just made a pilgrimage to Fyodor's old haunts, and I'd have to say, this plot line is overrated. Given that I've practically lived it, however, I'm grateful to have had the chance to make the pilgrimage. Read full review
Review: The DoubleUser Review - Miroslav Beseda - Goodreads
This is not the first book I read from Fyodor and yet I have to admit that this one struck me the most. From now and then is was quite difficult to track the line of thoughts and events but it came ... Read full review