The Eternal Husband (Paperback)

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By Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, Hugh Aplin (Translator), Andrew Miller (Foreword by)
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From one of the world's greatest prose writers, this is a remarkable psychological novel examining the duality of the human consciousness. Velchaninov, a rich and idle man undergoing a moral crisis, is confronted in St. Petersburg by Trusotsky, the loyal husband of Velchaninov's former lover. Trusotsky informs Velchaninov that his wife has died, and from here this fascinating novella charts the development of the two men's lives. Beautifully portraying the confused and changing feelings the two men have for one another, this work moves through guilt, hatred, and love. This is Dostoevsky at his best, engaging with his favored themes of tortured minds and neurosis, and treating them in a captivating and highly revealing way.

About the Author


Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) is the author of "The Brothers Karamazov," "Crime and Punishment," and "Notes from Underground," often described as a founding work of existentialism.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781843911630
ISBN-10: 1843911639
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Publication Date: December 2007
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Hesperus Classics