This was the first publication in English in its entirety of Gide's critical study of the Russian genius. Albert J. Guerard notes in his introduction, "[This book] conveys . . . the excitement of intensely personal and sympathetic reading and the shock of recognition."
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INTRODUCTORY NOTE TO THE FIRST EDITION I925
DOSTOEVSKY IN HIS CORRESPONDENCE 1908
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