The Friend of The Family, or, Stepantchikovo And its Inhabitants And Another Story by Fyodor Dostoevsky. From The Russian by Constance Garnett.

  • Dostoevsky, Fyodor
  • London: William Heinemann 1920


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8vo, pp. [vi], 361, [1]. Original red cloth blocked in black. Paper somewhat toned. A touch of wear, spine sunned, boards a little discoloured. Ownership inscription of J. G. Frome Wilkinson to flyleaf dated March 1921.


The first appearance of Constance Garnett's translation of Dostoevsky's 1859 novel, the 12th and final volume in Heinemann's 'Novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky' series. The other story alluded to in the title is 1849's Nyetochka Nyezvanov, an unfinished novel which still accounts for some 150 pages. This is the latter work's first appearance in English.

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