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Winter Notes on Summer Impressions

Fyodor Dostoevsky Kyril FitzLyon

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Alma Edizioni
25 January 2017
Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Classic travel writing
In June 1862, Dostoevsky left Petersburg on his first excursion to Western Europe. Ostensibly making the trip to consult Western specialists about his epilepsy, he also wished to see firsthand the source of the Western ideas he believed were corrupting Russia. Over the course of his journey he visited a number of major cities, including Berlin, Paris, London, Florence, Milan, and Vienna. His impressions on what he saw, Winter Notes on Summer Impressions , were first published in the February 1863 issue of Vremya (Time), the periodical he edited.
By:   Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by:   Kyril FitzLyon
Imprint:   Alma Edizioni
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   160g
ISBN:   9781847496188
ISBN 10:   1847496180
Series:   Alma Classics Evergreens
Publication Date:   25 January 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) is considered one of the greatest writers of all times. His works include such seminal novels as Crime and Punishment, The Idiot and The Karamazov Brothers.

Reviews for Winter Notes on Summer Impressions

Important as an early statement of some of Dostoevsky's favourite concepts, and interesting as an example of his acid journalistic style. - The New York Review of Books


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