This fictionalized memoir of a man serving a ten-year prison sentence for murdering his wife was written in 1861, following Dostoevsky's own four-year prison internment.
Original title: Записки из мертвого дома (Zapiski iz myortvogo doma)
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
This work is excerpted in the following works :
Notes from Underground, White Nights, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man and Selections from The House of the Dead (1961) [Collection]
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky