|Devils, the (1871) [Novel]|
by Fyodor Dostoevsky
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(From the publisher):
First published in 1871-2, this third of Dostoevsky's five major novels is at once a powerful political tract and a profound study of atheism, depicting the disarray which follows the appearance of a band of modish radicals in a small provincial town. The novel is full of buffoonery and grotesque comedy, and the plot is loosely based on the details of a notorious case of political murder.
Original title: Бесы (Biesy)
Alternative titles: The Possessed / Demons
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics