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Dostoevsky, Fyodor: “The Gambler”

Dostoevsky’s novella has several worthy themes – gambling, identity, class and love. Of course, Dostoevsky is worth reading solely for his lyrical, sinuous and elegant prose. The Dickensian name of the town where the casino was based, Roulletenberg, typifies his wit. Fortunes are won and … Continue reading

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