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  • Paperback
  • 188 pages
  • The Gambler
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • English
  • 15 October 2019
  • 0812966937

10 thoughts on “The Gambler

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    Igrok The Gambler Le Joueur, Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Gambler Russian , Igrok is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general The novella reflects Dostoyevsky s own addiction to roulette, which was inways than one the inspiration for the book Dostoyevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline to pay off gambling debts.The first person narrative is told from the point of view of Alexei Ivanovich, a Igrok The Gambler Le Joueur, Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Gambler Russian , Igrok is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general The novella reflects Dostoyevsky s own addiction to roulette, which was inways than one the inspiration for the book Dostoyevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline to pay off gambling debts.The first person narrative is told from the point of view of Alexei Ivanovich, a tutor working for a Russian family living in a suite at a German hotel The patriarch of the family, The General, is indebted to the Frenchman de Criet and has mortgaged his property in Russia to pay only a small amount of his debt Upon learning of the illness of his wealthy aunt, Grandmother , he sends streams of telegrams to Moscow and awaits the news of her demise His expected inheritance will pay his debts and gain Mademo...


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    Can I possibly not understand myself that I m a lost man But why can t I resurrect141 It is not just the extraordinary psychological depth of the characters nor the engaging story that masterfully manages the element of surprise This novella had a great impact on me for the simple reason that whenever I read certain passages, I saw him His obsessions, his fears, his passion for a distant woman, his despair Dostoyevsky was there, trying to survive.Alexei Ivanovich is a 25 year old tutor th Can I possibly not understand myself that I m a lost man But why can t I resurrect141 It is not just the extraordinary psychological depth of the characters nor the engaging story that masterfully manages the element of surprise This novella had a great impact on me for the simple reason that whenever I read certain passages, I saw him His obsessions, his fears, his passion for a distant woman, his despair Dostoyevsky was there, trying to survive.Alexei Ivanovich is a 25 year old tutor that works for a Russian family The General s family that includes Polina, the woman Alexei loves They are all living in a suite at some German hotel Besides them, there is a bunch of other manipulative, self destructing, unstable characters Flawed yet colorful, at times As with life People that were the inspiration for Dostoyevsky s most amusing remarks, filled with fine irony and a tinge of sarcasm J...


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    Not one of his greater works, but one that reveals his adept ability at multi layered characterization The story behind the story is almost as interesting he had to write this on a tight schedule because of his own gambling debts Always an introspective narrator, with...


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    4.0 stars Fyodor Dostoevsky is a phenomenal writer and an icon of Russian literature In this story, he has once again written a novel comprised of superb prose, unique characters and some very insightful comments about the human condition For that, this novel deserves nothing less than 4 stars HOWEVER, as a native of Las Vegas who has just recently been given the opportunity to read this book after the lifting of the 100 year ban imposed by the State of Nevada on public dissemination of thi 4.0 stars Fyodor Dostoevsky is a phenomenal writer and an icon of Russian literature In this story, he has once again written a novel comprised of superb prose, unique characters and some very insightful comments about the human condition For that, this novel deserves nothing less than 4 stars HOWEVER, as a native of Las Vegas who has just recently been given the opportunity to read this book after the lifting of the 100 year ban imposed by the State of Nevada on public dissemination of this book, I must say that I agree with the Nevada founding fathers that some of the conclusions that Dostoevsky draws about the sin of gambling ARE JUST PLAIN WRONG Hopefully, this review will present aunbiased opinion of the alternative investment vehicle and time honored source of happiness and pleasure that is the sport of gambling The book starts off great Dostoevsky introduces us to the main character of his short novel, Alexei Ivanovich, and describes him as an intelligent tutor who i...


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    You can be seized in an instant by the forces of addiction and obsession It happened to Dostoyevsky he became addicted to gambling after one impulsive stop at a roulette table and it took place while he already was in the grip of an obsession The object of his obsession the beautiful Apollinaria Suslova, one of his students and 20 years his junior This femme fatale appears in various forms in many of Dostoyevsky s novels In The Gambler she is Polina Alexandrovna He s in there too, as You can be seized in an inst...


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The Gambler In This Dark And Compelling Short Novel, Fyodor Dostoevsky Tells The Story Of Alexey Ivanovitch, A Young Tutor Working In The Household Of An Imperious Russian General Alexey Tries To Break Through The Wall Of The Established Order In Russia, But Instead Becomes Mired In The Endless Downward Spiral Of Betting And Loss His Intense And Inescapable Addiction Is Accentuated By His Affair With The General S Cruel Yet Seductive Niece, Polina In The Gambler, Dostoevsky Reaches The Heights Of Drama With This Stunning Psychological Portrait.


About the Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky Russian , sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, journalist, and short story writer whose psychological penetration into the human soul had a profound influence on the 20th century novel.Dostoyevsky was the second son of a former army doctor He was educated at home and at a private school Shortly after the death Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky Russian , sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, journalist, and short story writer whose psychological penetration into the human soul had a profound influence on the 20th century novel.Dostoyevsky was the second son of a former army doctor He was educated at home and at a private school Shortly after the death of his mother in 1837 he was sent to St Petersburg, where he entered the Army Engineering College Dostoyevsky s father died in 1839, most likely of apoplexy, but it was rud that he was murdered by his own serfs Dostoyevsky graduated as a military engineer, but resigned in 1844 to devote himself to writing His first novel,Poor Folkappeared in 1846.That year he joined a group of utopian socialists He was arrested in 1849 and sentenced to death, commuted to imprisonment in Siberia Dostoyevsky spent four years in hard labor and four years as a soldier in Semipalatinsk, a city in what it is today Kazakhstan.Dostoyevsky returned to St Petersburg in 1854 as a writer with a religious mission and published three works that derive in different ways from his Siberia experiencesThe House of the Dead , 1860 a fictional account of prison life, The Insulted and Injured, which reflects the author s refutation of naive Utopianism in the face of evil, and Winter Notes on Summer Impressions, his account of a trip to Western Europe.In 1857 Dostoyevsky married Maria Isaev, a 29 year old widow He resigned from the army two years later Between the years 1861 and 1863 he served as editor of the monthly periodical Time, which was later suppressed because of an article on the Polish uprising.In 1864 65 his wife and brother died and he was burdened with debts His situation was made even worse by his gambling addiction From the turmoil of the 1860s emerged Notes from the Underground, a psychological study of an outsider, which marked a major advancement in Dostoyevsky s artistic development.In 1867 Dostoyevsky married Anna Snitkin, his 22 year old stenographer They traveled abroad and returned in 1871 By the time of The Brothers Karamazov 1879 80 , Dostoyevsky was recognized in his own country as one of its great writers