An Honest Thief And Other Stories. From The Russian by Constance Garnett.

  • Dostoevsky, Fyodor
  • London: William Heinemann 1919


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8vo, pp. [vi], 325, [3]. Original red cloth blocked in black. A little toned. Spine sunned, boards a little discoloured, small indentation to front board. Ownership inscription of J. G. Frome Wilkinson to flyleaf dated Oct. 1919.


The 11th and penultimate volume in Heinemann and Garnett's series translating the works of Dostoevsky. The 'Other Stories' of the title are 'Uncle's Dream', 'A Novel in Nine Letters', 'An Unpleasant Predicament', 'Another Man's Wife', 'The Heavenly Christmas Tree', 'The Peasant Marey', 'The Crocodile', 'Bobok' and 'The Dream of A Ridiculous Man'. Of the 10 stories collected here, 7 are appearing for the first time in English.

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