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The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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The Gambler
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 0393316491

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The Gambler brilliantly captures the strangely powerful compulsion to bet that Dostoyevsky, himself a compulsive gambler, knew so well. The hero rides an emotional roller coaster between exhilaration and despair, and secondary characters such as the Grandmother, who throws much of her fortune away at the gaming tables, are unforgettable.

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