The gambler

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New York : Modern Library, 2003.
2003 Modern Library pbk. ed.
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xlvii, 188 pages ; 21 cm.
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In this dark and compelling short novel, Fyodor Dostoevsky tells the story of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young tutor working in the household of an imperious Russian general. Alexey tries to break through the wall of the established order in Russia, but instead becomes mired in the endless downward spiral of betting and loss. His intense and inescapable addiction is accentuated by his affair with the General's cruel yet seductive niece, Polina. In The Gambler , Dostoevsky reaches the heights of drama with this stunning psychological portrait.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dostoyevsky, F., Garnett, C., & Morson, G. S. (2003). The gambler. 2003 Modern Library pbk. ed. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881, Constance Garnett and Gary Saul Morson. 2003. The Gambler. New York: Modern Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881, Constance Garnett and Gary Saul Morson, The Gambler. New York: Modern Library, 2003.

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Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, Constance Garnett, and Gary Saul Morson. The Gambler. 2003 Modern Library pbk. ed. New York: Modern Library, 2003. Print.

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