White Nights

White NightsWhite Nights, is a short story by Fyodor Dostoevsky that was published in 1848 Set in St Petersburg, this is the story of a young man fighting his inner restlessness A light and tender narrative, it delves into the torment and guilt of unrequited love Both protagonists suffer from a deep sense o

Anna Karenina

Anna KareninaAcclaimed by many as the world s greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in all of literature Anna is a sophisticated woman wh

The Double

The DoubleWhile his literary reputation rests mainly on such celebrated novels as Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, and The Idiot, Dostoyevsky also wrote much superb short fiction The Double is one of the finest of his shorter works It appeared in 1846 his second published work and is by far t

City of Thieves

City of ThievesFrom the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime During the Nazis brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same cell as a handsome deserter n