The gambler

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - At length I returned from two weeks leave of absence to find that my patrons had arrived three days ago in Roulettenberg. I received from them a welcome quite different to that which I had expected. The General eyed me coldly, greeted me in rather haughty fashion, and dismissed me to pay my respects to his sister. It was clear that from SOMEWHERE money had been acquired. I thought I could even detect a certain shamefacedness in the General's glance. Maria Philipovna, too, seemed distraught, and conversed with me with an air of detachment. Nevertheless, she took the money which I handed to her, counted it, and listened to what I had to tell. To luncheon there were expected that day a Monsieur Mezentsov, a French lady, and an Englishman; for, whenever money was in hand, a banquet in Muscovite style was always given. Polina Alexandrovna, on seeing me, inquired why I had been so long away. Then, without waiting for an answer, she departed. Evidently this was not mere accident, and I felt that I must throw some light upon matters. It was high time that I did so.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780812966930
9781633840386
9781452620725
9781596743700
9781787245518
9783956762581
9781910150573
9781518925931
9781982426781
9781907832550
9781781668429
9781632094261
9781681951904
9781625582584
9781528786355
9780486114101
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID1f41b561-c605-9775-c58b-eef036350056
Grouping Titlegambler
Grouping Authordostoyevsky fyodor
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-12-06 13:00:23PM
Last Indexed2019-12-13 05:08:42AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Bamji, Firdous.
Garnett, Constance, 1861-1946.
Hogarth, C. J.
Kramer, Michael.
Morson, Gary Saul, 1948-
Pevear, Richard, 1943-
Prebble, Simon.
Volokhonsky, Larissa.
authorDostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881,
author2-roleBamji, Firdous.|Narrator
Garnett, Constance,1861-1946.|Translator
Hogarth, C. J.
Kramer, Michael.|Narrator
Morson, Gary Saul,1948-|Editor
Pevear, Richard,1943-|Translator
Prebble, Simon.
Volokhonsky, Larissa.|Translator
hoopla digital.
author_displayDostoyevsky, Fyodor
available_at_boulderBoulder Main Library
detailed_location_boulderBoulder Main Adult Fiction
Online Hoopla Collection
display_descriptionDostoyevsky's own passion for gambling lays in foundation of this novel. He first gambled at the gaming tables at Wiesbaden and later, when his passion for gambling subsided, he played at Baden-Baden, often beginning by winning a small amount of money and losing far more in the end. Using his future work as collateral with his publisher in exchange for cash he was eventually given a final deadline to complete the novel or sell the rights to all his work in the next nine years. So great was the pressure that Dostoyevsky was only able to finish the novel on time using one of the very first stenographers in Russia and his wife-to-be, Anna Grigorievna.
format_boulderBook
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_boulderAudio Books
Books
eBook
id1f41b561-c605-9775-c58b-eef036350056
isbn9780486114101
9780812966930
9781452620725
9781518925931
9781528786355
9781596743700
9781625582584
9781632094261
9781633840386
9781681951904
9781781668429
9781787245518
9781907832550
9781910150573
9781982426781
9783956762581
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT11443583Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11443583Available Online
hoopla:MWT11466278Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11466278Available Online
hoopla:MWT11908837Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11908837Available Online
hoopla:MWT11352640Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11352640Available Online
hoopla:MWT11638395Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11638395?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
hoopla:MWT11471328Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11471328Available Online
hoopla:MWT11598819Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11598819Available Online
hoopla:MWT11602269Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11602269Available Online
hoopla:MWT10025784Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10025784?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
hoopla:MWT11620652Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11620652Available Online
hoopla:MWT11621280Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11621280Available Online
hoopla:MWT11532621Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11532621Available Online
hoopla:MWT12137999Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12137999Available Online
hoopla:MWT12313434Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12313434Available Online
hoopla:MWT10755413Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10755413?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
ils:.b17116557.i2579243xBoulder Main Adult FictionF Dost1falsefalseOn ShelfDec 04, 2019bmfca
itype_boulderpaperback book
last_indexed2019-12-13T12:08:42.949Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_boulderF Dost
owning_library_boulderBoulder Public Library
owning_location_boulderBoulder Main Library
primary_isbn9780812966930
publishDate2003
2010
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2018
2019
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
hoopla:MWT11443583eBookeBookEnglishOtbebookpublishing, 2015.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11466278eBookeBookEnglishStart Publishing LLC, 2013.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11908837eBookeBookEnglishNeeland Media LLC, 2010.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11352640eBookeBookEnglishTrajectory, Inc., 2014.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11638395eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishAuthor's Republic, 2016.1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 01 min.)) : digital.
hoopla:MWT11471328eBookeBookEnglishAndrews UK, 2012.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11598819eBookeBookEnglishXist Publishing, 2015.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11602269eBookeBookEnglishDover Publications, 2012.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT10025784eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBlackstone Publishing, 2010.1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 15 min.)) : digital.
hoopla:MWT11620652eBookeBookEnglishInteractive Media, 2012.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11621280eBookeBookEnglishInteractive Media, 2014.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT11532621eBookeBookEnglishWilder Publications, Inc., 2015.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT12137999eBookeBookEnglishInteractive Media, 2018.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT12313434eBookeBookEnglishRead Books Ltd., 2019.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT10755413eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishTantor Audio, 2010.1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
ils:.b17116557BookBooks2003 Modern Library pbk. ed.EnglishModern Library, 2003.xlvii, 188 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_boulder
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT11443583Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11466278Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11908837Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11352640Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11638395Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11471328Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11598819Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11602269Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT10025784Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11620652Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11621280Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11532621Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT12137999Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT12313434Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT10755413Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b17116557.i2579243xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 70, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20
seriesRecorded Books classics library
series_with_volumeRecorded Books classics library|
subject_facetChance -- Fiction
Classic
Compulsive gambling -- Fiction
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, -- 1821-1881 -- Translations into English
Electronic books
Families -- Fiction
Gamblers -- Fiction
Gambling -- Fiction
Gambling -- Social aspects -- Fiction
Russia -- Fiction
Russia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Russians -- Germany -- Fiction
title_displayThe gambler
title_fullGambler [electronic resource] Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881,
Gambler [electronic resource] Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.
The gambler / Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated by Constance Garnett ; edited, with an introduction and notes, by Gary Saul Morson
The gambler [electronic resource] / Fyodor Dostoevsky
The gambler [electronic resource] / Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The gambler [electronic resource] Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881,
The gambler [electronic resource] Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.
title_shortThe gambler
topic_facetChance
Compulsive gambling
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Electronic books
Families
Gamblers
Gambling
Russians
Social aspects
Social life and customs
Translations into English