Notes from Underground

Notes from Underground

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

Canongate Books, Paperback, 9780857860217, 152pp.

Publication Date: November 2012

A groundbreaking new translation of Dostoevsky's most radical work of fiction The unnamed narrator in this novel is one of the most remarkable characters to have emerged in literature. He is one of Dostoevsky'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

DBC Pierre's first novel, "Vernon God Little", won the Man Booker Prize. His other novels include "Ludmila's Broken English" and "Lights Out in Wonderland". He lives in County Leitrim, Ireland.