The Possessed

The Possessed

Fyodor Dostoyevsky


In past due in 1860s Russia there has been an strange point of political unrest as a result of scholar teams motivated through liberal, socialist and progressive principles imported from Europe. In 1869, Dostoevsky conceived the belief of a 'pamphlet novel' directed opposed to the radicals. He involved in the gang geared up through younger agitator Sergey Nechayev, rather their homicide of a former comrade on the Petrovskaya Agricultural Academy in Moscow. sooner than this, Dostoevsky have been engaged on a philosophical novel interpreting the mental and ethical implications of atheism. The political polemic and the mental novel have been merged right into a unmarried better scale venture, which grew to become The Possessed.

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