Notes from Underground

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Notes from Underground

By Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky; Natasha Randall (Translator); DBC Pierre (Introduction by)

Canongate Books, Paperback, 9780857860217, 152pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2012

A groundbreaking new translation of Dostoevsky's most radical work of fictionThe unnamed narrator in this novel is one of the most remarkable characters to have emerged in literature. He is one ofDostoevsky's most enigmatic and revolutionary creations. This classic details the passion and hatred of a 19th-century Rusian official who decides to shun society and descend "underground" in what is referred to as the first existentialist novel in history.

About the Author
Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 1881) is considered one of the greatest writers of all time. His works include such seminal novels as "Crime and Punishment" and "The Karamazov Brothers." DBC Pierre is the author of "Vernon God Little," which was awarded the Booker Prizer for fiction in 2003.Natasha Randall is a translator and writer whose work has appeared in "Bookforum," the" New York Times, Los Angeles Times, St. Petersburg Times, "and on National Public Radio. She completed acclaimedtranslations of "We" forthe Modern Library, and"A Hero for Our Time" for Penguin Classics. She lives in New York City."