Poor Folk

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E. Mathews and J. Lane, 1894 - Russia - 187 pages
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The story is really a tragic love story. - Goodreads
the idea of writing letters was amazing for me. - Goodreads
Surprisingly post-modern ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dylan Grant - Goodreads

I can't believe it took me this long to finally read a book by the legendary Dostoyevsky. This was his very first book. Holy sweet mother of God, this book is a HUGE DOWNER. Do NOT read this book if ... Read full review

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User Review  - Khalid Al Khalili - Goodreads

And as such concludes the first novel of Dostoyevsky. Presented through a set of letters exchanged by two protagonists, Dostoyevsky brings the heartrending image of poverty in St Petersburg to life ... Read full review

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