The House of the Dead
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"The House of the Dead" is a semi-autobiographical novel published in 1861 by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which portrays the life of convicts in a Siberian prison camp.
The book is a loosely-knit collection of facts and events organised by "theme" rather than as a continuous story. Dostoyevsky himself spent four years in exile in such a camp following his conviction for involvement in the Petrashevsky Circle. This experience allowed him to describe with great authenticity the conditions of prison life and the characters of the convicts.
Genre: Belletristik & Literatur
Umfang: 283 Seiten
Größe: 428,0 KB
Veröffentlichung: 25. Februar 2015