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Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821 - 1881), Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist, and philosopher. 

Engaging with a variety of philosophical and religious themes, the works of Dostoevsky explore human psychology in the turbulent political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. 

The 1877 short story "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man" examines the experiences of a man who decides that life is worthless. Having fallen into nihilism and despair, he is determined to end his life. To that end, he has acquired a pistol. However, an encounter with a distressed young girl interferes with his plans. Back home, he eventually falls asleep, into a long lucid dream.…

Public Domain (P)2020 Woodkeep Audio

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narrator read with no grace whatsoever

was read too rapidly, without grace and with mispronunciation of words. great story however.

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