Книга: Dostoevsky Fyodor «The Crocodile»

The Crocodile

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The civil servant Ivan Matveich and his wife Yelena Ivanovna are spectators of an exhibition in a shopping arcade of a crocodile owned by a German, when Ivan is suddenly swallowed alive by the animal. Unsuccessful in his attempts to be freed from his prison, due to the German s concern for his crocodile and excessive desire for compensation, the civil servant gradually comes to appreciate his new environment, while his wife begins to enjoy her new-found freedom. Inspired by Gogol s surreal tales, Dostoevsky s hilarious story has been interpreted by some as a vitriolic piece of social criticism and a veiled attack on the revolutionary philosopher Nikolai Chernyshevsky. ISBN:9781847496812

Издательство: "Alma/Oneworld" (2016)

ISBN: 9781847496812

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