Poor Folk

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E. Mathews and J. Lane, 1894 - Russia - 187 pages
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Review: Poor Folk & the Gambler

User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

I read a different edition with only "The Gambler" and some bonus materials. I cannot imagine reading "Poor Folk", it sounds like early Dostoevsky at his worst. This is a Dostoevsky book that I like ... Read full review

Review: Poor Folk & the Gambler

User Review  - Bill Galen - Goodreads

Nothing noble about Dostoevsky's poor. In contrast, Hugo's Jean Valjean was worse off than Makar when he received a gift of trust from the Bishop, but he invested it and created a factory, a ... Read full review

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