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Poor Folk

(1846)
(Poor People)
A novel by

 
 
Poor Folk is an epistolary novel -- that is, a tale told as a series of letters between the characters. And oh, what characters these are! Makar Dievushkin Alexievitch is a copy writer, barely squeaking by; Barbara Dobroselova Alexievna works as a seamstress, and both face the sort of everyday humiliation society puts upon the poor. These are people respected by no one, not even by themselves. These are folks too poor, in their circumstances, to marry; the love between them is a chaste and proper thing, a love that brings some readers to tears. But it isn't maudlin, either; Fyodor Dostoevsky has something profound to say about these people and this circumstance. And he says it very well. When the book was first published a leading Russian literary critic of the day -- Belinsky -- prophesied that Dostoevsky would become a literary giant. It isn't hard to see how he came to that conclusion, and in hindsight, he was surely correct.

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February 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Poor Folk by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, Fiction
Author(s): Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-59224-756-3 / 978-1-59224-756-1 (USA edition)
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September 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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1985 : Hardback
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 8474614465 / 978-8474614466
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June 1979 : USA Textbook Binding

Title: Poor People
Author(s): Feodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 0-8446-1991-4 / 978-0-8446-1991-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Peter Smith Pub
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1900 : Leather Bound
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fedor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 8440114222 / 978-8440114228
Publisher: Boni And Liveright, Inc. Publishers
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Paperback Editions

December 2015 : Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-5228-4483-X / 978-1-5228-4483-9
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December 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky, C J Hogarth
ISBN: 1-4944-1002-8 / 978-1-4944-1002-5 (USA edition)
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February 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-61949-331-4 / 978-1-61949-331-5 (USA edition)
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November 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 1-84749-312-2 / 978-1-84749-312-5 (UK edition)
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September 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-4662-7236-8 / 978-1-4662-7236-1 (USA edition)
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July 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor People (Oneworld Classics)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-84749-190-1 / 978-1-84749-190-9 (UK edition)
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor People
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ISBN: 1-236-11681-X / 978-1-236-11681-9 (USA edition)
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April 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
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ISBN: 1-61534-181-1 / 978-1-61534-181-8 (USA edition)
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February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
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ISBN: 1-4382-8543-4 / 978-1-4382-8543-6 (USA edition)
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December 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk
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ISBN: 0-88233-755-6 / 978-0-88233-755-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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April 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk (Large Print)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-84702-629-X / 978-1-84702-629-3 (UK edition)
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September 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, Fiction, Classics
Author(s): Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-59224-431-9 / 978-1-59224-431-7 (USA edition)
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July 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk (Clear Print)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 1-84637-558-4 / 978-1-84637-558-3 (UK edition)
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October 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor People (Hesperus Classics)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky, Charlotte Hobson, Hugh Aplin
ISBN: 1-84391-023-3 / 978-1-84391-023-7 (UK edition)
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March 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
ISBN: 0-89875-268-X / 978-0-89875-268-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: International Law & Taxation
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April 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk And The Gambler (Everyman)
Author(s): Fydor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 0-460-87331-8 / 978-0-460-87331-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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January 1994 : Paperback

Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): F M Dostoevsky
ISBN: 5770770201 / 978-5770770209
Publisher: Koch, Neff & Oetinger & Co
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April 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poor Folk And The Gambler (Everyman's library)
Author(s): Fydor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 0-460-87163-3 / 978-0-460-87163-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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December 1982 : USA Paperback

Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor M Dostoevsky, Robert Dessaix
ISBN: 0-686-78410-3 / 978-0-686-78410-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ardis Publishers
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Audio Editions

January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: A.R.N. Publications
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January 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Poor People
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September 2013 : USA Audio CD

Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 1-4708-9215-4 / 978-1-4708-9215-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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December 2004 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
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February 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor M Dostoevsky
ISBN: 0-7861-2626-4 / 978-0-7861-2626-2 (USA edition)
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February 2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 0-7861-8743-3 / 978-0-7861-8743-0 (USA edition)
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February 2004 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dostoevsky: Poor People Unabridged Audio MP3
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
ISBN: 0-7861-8616-X / 978-0-7861-8616-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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Title: Poor People
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
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April 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor Folk
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January 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor People (illustrated)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
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December 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor Folk
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September 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor Folk (Xist Classics)
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August 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor Folk (Fyodor Dostoevsky Collection)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
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January 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor People (Oneworld Classics)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
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January 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Poor Folk
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky
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November 1988 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Poor Folk and Other Stories: "Poor Folk"; The "Landlady"; "Mr Prokharchin"; "Po (Classics)
Author(s): Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon CA