Under Western Eyes
Hailed as one of Joseph Conrad's finest literary achievements, this is the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-Revolutionary czarist Russia.
A gripping novel that ultimately questions our capacity for moral strength and the depths of human integrity. This new edition includes commentary and a reading group guide.
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Review: Under Western EyesUser Review - Eastbelt - Goodreads
The first section of this book reminds me a lot of Dostoevsky, and its central character Razumov seems very much in the mould of a Dostoevsky 'hero' / anti-hero. This part is set in St Petersburg. The ... Read full review
Review: Under Western EyesUser Review - Brendan Hodge - Goodreads
I hadn't realized, until a friend recommended this book, that Conrad had written any books that weren't set "in the colonies". Come that that, I hadn't realized that he was Polish, which, given that ... Read full review