The Gambler

The Gambler

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The Gambler was written under the pressure of crushing debt. It is a stunning psychological portrait of a young man’s exhilarating and destructive addiction, a compulsion that Dostoevsky–who once gambled away his young wife’s wedding ring–knew intimately from his own experience. In the disastrous love affairs and gambling adventures of his character, Alexei Ivanovich, Dostoevsky explores the irresistible temptation to look into the abyss of ultimate risk… (more)

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Jessicaharper
Jessicaharper
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:17:07 +0200

Thanks for share this book


Hadrien
Hadrien
Mon, 05 Oct 2009 17:45:15 +0200

Fixed. Added dropcaps to the new version.



Book Details  


Language: English

Published in: 1867

Word count: 60,237 words (≈ about 4 hours)

Copyright: Public Domain


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