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The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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The Idiot
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1593083475
Number of pages: 510

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Returning to Russia from a sanitarium in Switzerland, the Christ-like epileptic Prince Myshkin finds himself enmeshed in a tangle of love, torn between two women—the notorious kept woman Nastasya and the pure Aglaia—both involved, in turn, with the corrupt, money-hungry Ganya. In the end, Myshkin's honesty, goodness, and integrity are shown to be unequal to the moral emptiness of those around him.

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