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Dostoevsky, Fyodor: “The Gambler”

Dostoevsky’s novella has several themes worthy of thinking about. Namely gambling, national identity, class and love. Dostoevsky is worth reading for his style alone as it is lyrical, sinuous and elegant. The Dickensian name of the town where the casino was based, Roulletenberg, typified … Continue reading

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