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How to Open a Financially Successful Bed & Breakfast or Small Hotel

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  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: Atlantic Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 1620230801
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 382
  • Langue: French/English
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The Pierre Hotel Affair: How Eight Gentleman Thieves Orchestrated the Largest Jewel Heist in History

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The startling and sensational true story of the most famous unsolved heist in American history: the theft of $28 million in jewels from the Pierre Hotel. N ...

  • L'auteur : Daniel Simone,Nick Sacco
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1681774704
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Nombre de pages: 336
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The startling and sensational true story of the most famous unsolved heist in American history: the theft of $28 million in jewels from the Pierre Hotel. New York City, 1972. Bobby Comfort and Sammy “the Arab” Nalo were highly skilled jewel thieves who specialized in robbing luxury Manhattan hotels. (They once robbed Sophia Loren’s suite, relieving the Italian actress of over $1 million in gems.) With the blessing of the Lucchese crime family, their next plot targeted the posh Pierre Hotel—host to kings and queens, presidents and aldermen, and the wealthiest of the wealthy. Attired in tuxedoes and driven in a limousine, this band of thieves arrived at the Pierre and with perfect timing, they seized the security guards and, in systematically choreographed moves, they swiftly took the night staff—and several unfortunate guests who happened to be roaming around the lobby—as hostages. The deposit boxes inside the vault chamber are plundered and, after the intruders have held the Pierre under siege for almost two hours, the gentlemanly thieves depart in their limousine with a haul of $28 million. But then matters begin to deteriorate. Comfort, Nalo, and their partners begin to double and triple cross one another—two absconding to Europe with the bulk of the booty while three are murdered by their former associates. The authorities immediately suspect Comfort and Nalo of masterminding the Pierre ambush and arrest them, but these veteran criminals keep their mouths shut. To ensure that they are not prosecuted, the Lucchese Family funnels a $500,000 bribe to the presiding judge to quash the charges—and to this day The Pierre Hotel caper remains unsolved. A suspenseful narrative of Mafia intrigue, police corruption, and personal betrayal—which concludes with a poignant love affair—this is the true story of the most famous hotel robbery in American history.


Heads in Beds

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In the tradition of Kitchen Confidential and Waiter Rant, a rollicking, eye-opening, fantastically indiscreet memoir of a life spent (and misspent) in the ...

  • L'auteur : Jacob Tomsky
  • Editeur: Anchor
  • ISBN: 0385535643
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In the tradition of Kitchen Confidential and Waiter Rant, a rollicking, eye-opening, fantastically indiscreet memoir of a life spent (and misspent) in the hotel industry. Jacob Tomsky never intended to go into the hotel business. As a new college graduate, armed only with a philosophy degree and a singular lack of career direction, he became a valet parker for a large luxury hotel in New Orleans. Yet, rising fast through the ranks, he ended up working in “hospitality” for more than a decade, doing everything from supervising the housekeeping department to manning the front desk at an upscale Manhattan hotel. He’s checked you in, checked you out, separated your white panties from the white bed sheets, parked your car, tasted your room-service meals, cleaned your toilet, denied you a late checkout, given you a wake-up call, eaten M&Ms out of your minibar, laughed at your jokes, and taken your money. In Heads in Beds he pulls back the curtain to expose the crazy and compelling reality of a multi-billion-dollar industry we think we know. Heads in Beds is a funny, authentic, and irreverent chronicle of the highs and lows of hotel life, told by a keenly observant insider who’s seen it all. Prepare to be amused, shocked, and amazed as he spills the unwritten code of the bellhops, the antics that go on in the valet parking garage, the housekeeping department’s dirty little secrets—not to mention the shameless activities of the guests, who are rarely on their best behavior. Prepare to be moved, too, by his candor about what it’s like to toil in a highly demanding service industry at the luxury level, where people expect to get what they pay for (and often a whole lot more). Employees are poorly paid and frequently abused by coworkers and guests alike, and maintaining a semblance of sanity is a daily challenge. Along his journey Tomsky also reveals the secrets of the industry, offering easy ways to get what you need from your hotel without any hassle. This book (and a timely proffered twenty-dollar bill) will help you score late checkouts and upgrades, get free stuff galore, and make that pay-per-view charge magically disappear. Thanks to him you’ll know how to get the very best service from any business that makes its money from putting heads in beds. Or, at the very least, you will keep the bellmen from taking your luggage into the camera-free back office and bashing it against the wall repeatedly.


The Entrepreneurial Dilemma in the Life Cycle of the Small Firm

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This book explores the different stages in the life cycle of the small firm, and ways to solve entrepreneurial dilemmas that the entrepreneur faces during ...

  • L'auteur : Enno Masurel
  • Editeur: Emerald Group Publishing
  • ISBN: 1789733170
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 152
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book explores the different stages in the life cycle of the small firm, and ways to solve entrepreneurial dilemmas that the entrepreneur faces during and in-between these different stages of development.


Sahara

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A journey of love, loss and survival. Having walked more than 5000 kilometres from Trafalgar Square to Morocco, Paula Constant finds herself at the western ...

  • L'auteur : Paula Constant
  • Editeur: Random House Australia
  • ISBN: 1864715154
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A journey of love, loss and survival. Having walked more than 5000 kilometres from Trafalgar Square to Morocco, Paula Constant finds herself at the westernmost edge of the Sahara Desert - and the brink of sanity. The wheels have fallen off her marriage and her funds are quickly drying up, but she is determined to complete the second stage: walking through the romantic Big Empty of Northern Africa to Cairo. Sahara is the story of Paula's struggle to overcome her innermost demons and take control of her journey, her camels and the men she hires to guide her through one of planet's most extreme regions. Illness, landmines and political red tape stand between Paula and the realisation of a life's dream. Sahara is a thrilling adventure and a story of joy, heartache, inspiration and despair. But, above all, it's a celebration of the human spirit in all its guises.


The Tysen Hotel

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Nothing in the air Saturday evening in May of 1950 predicts that from Naomi Hollisters kitchen at the Tysen Hotel to the pulpit of the First Baptist Church ...

  • L'auteur : Donna Gormly
  • Editeur: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 9781475933635
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 306
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Nothing in the air Saturday evening in May of 1950 predicts that from Naomi Hollisters kitchen at the Tysen Hotel to the pulpit of the First Baptist Church, few will be left unscarred in body or spirit by the conflict that erupts at Tysens Annual Pie Supper. Certainly, Naomi cant know the fight that begins between Sample Forney and Ray Redeem will be one she takes up. She cant guess her opponent will not be Sample Forney, who lusts after young Alice Tolney, or Alices father, Webster Tolney, who agrees to barter her away to Sample. But the challenge is Naomis own Baptist preacher, Busby Howard, a man who likes wearing his mantle in Tysen; it marks him as the leader of his com-munity. In small Missouri towns, most of the folks know the Trinity is made up of God, the Father; God, the Son; and god, the Baptist preacher. Howard is no exception, and he makes sure his flock understands. The Tysen Hotel presents a novel of the struggle for love and faith against an onslaught of greed, lust, and a preachers damnation in a small town in the foot-hills of the Ozarks.


The Haunted Hotel

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The mysterious death of an English lord in Venice haunts the living in this nineteenth-century gothic novel by the author of The Woman in White. Agnes Lock ...

  • L'auteur : Wilkie Collins
  • Editeur: Open Road Media
  • ISBN: 1504063317
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 227
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The mysterious death of an English lord in Venice haunts the living in this nineteenth-century gothic novel by the author of The Woman in White. Agnes Lockwood was devastated when her fiancé, Lord Montbarry, broke off their engagement to marry Countess Narona. But she was even more devastated to learn of Montbarry’s death in Venice not long thereafter. A rundown palazzo would not only be the last stop on the newlyweds’ continental tour, but also the lord’s final resting place. Though it was confirmed that Montbarry died of natural causes, the life insurance policy favoring the countess certainly raised suspicion. And what of their servant who mysteriously disappeared? Years later, the palazzo has been remodeled into a fashionable hotel. But when Agnes and Montbarry’s brother Henry Westwick arrange to stay there, the grim history of the place makes itself known in a series of hauntings. As these occurrences lead to revelations, Agnes and Henry wonder if they are being haunted by a ghost—or a crime.


A Year Without Underwear

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Having been promoted to a top management position in the space R&D field, Colonel Ralph Monfort finds himself too far from the action and decides to give h ...

  • L'auteur : Ralph Monfort
  • Editeur: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 9780595851195
  • Genre: Travel
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Having been promoted to a top management position in the space R&D field, Colonel Ralph Monfort finds himself too far from the action and decides to give himself a fiftieth birthday gift-his own retirement from the U.S. Air Force. It didn't take him long to find his dream vacation-a yearlong, forty-one country, fully supported bicycle odyssey. After a short description on how one prepares for such a trip, Monfort plunges into this unique travel experience with energy, wit, and the excitement of discovery. Written as a series of e-mailed reports from the field, you will soon find yourself vicariously sharing adventures in Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia as if with an old friend. Whether it's the pizza in France, the ruins of Rome, birding in South Africa, or the toilets of China, the gamut is covered and nothing is sacred in this global romp. Sprinkled with historical tidbits, odd anecdotes, and wry observation, A Year Without Underwear gives us an American "everyman" abroad.


A Professor and Ceo True Story

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This is a true story of this man full of adventures and unusual encounters that are highly interesting to read. ...

  • L'auteur : Richard T. Cheng
  • Editeur: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1524535443
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 214
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This is a true story of this man full of adventures and unusual encounters that are highly interesting to read.


The Grand Babylon Hotel

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Nella, daughter of millionaire Theodore Racksole, orders a dinner of steak and beer at the exclusive Grand Babylon Hotel in London. Her order is refused, s ...

  • L'auteur : Arnold Bennett
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1473547555
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Nella, daughter of millionaire Theodore Racksole, orders a dinner of steak and beer at the exclusive Grand Babylon Hotel in London. Her order is refused, so Theodore promptly buys the chef, the kitchen and the whole hotel. But when hotel staff begin to vanish and a German prince goes missing, Nella discovers that murder, blackmail and kidnapping are also on the menu. A rollicking murder mystery from one of the finest writers of the last century.


Sleep for Success! Everything You Must Know About Sleep but Are Too Tired to Ask

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Given the present, stress-inducing state of the economy and the world, there has never been a better time to provide a wake-up call on how to relax, get ce ...

  • L'auteur : Dr. James B. Maas,Rebecca S. Robbins
  • Editeur: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 9781452037776
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 264
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Given the present, stress-inducing state of the economy and the world, there has never been a better time to provide a wake-up call on how to relax, get centered, get 8 hours of sleep and be happier and more successful. Recent research has shown us that when we get enough sleep, we are able to accomplish more in less time and with less stress and greater health. We don’t need a 26-hour day. With more efficient and effective sleep habits, in our book, 24 hours is more than adequate. Our proposition is simple and compelling. Do you want to be healthier, more productive, energetic, creative, organized, efficient, and constantly expanding your potential? Do you want to be less stressed, happier, have a better relationship with yourself and others, and a deeper sense of well-being? What if you could take a few small steps every day that would enable you to eventually achieve all these things? You can. In fact, it’s easy. Sleep for Success!, a convincing, psychological approach to changing attitudes and behaviors, is written for anyone who wants to get a great night’s sleep, feel wide-awake and be a peak performer all day. It pertains to executives, students, parents, athletes, children and senior citizens. If you’re human, chances are that you are at least somewhat sleep deprived. Sleep for Success! can change your life – literally overnight.


The Possessed

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The Possessed or also called "Demons" is Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel about life in Russia at the end of the 19th century. In this highly political novel, Dos ...

  • L'auteur : Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Editeur: Xist Publishing
  • ISBN: 1623959381
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 490
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The Possessed or also called "Demons" is Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel about life in Russia at the end of the 19th century. In this highly political novel, Dostoevsky portrays the revolutionaries as demons or devils as they plot ruin and eventually turn on each other. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes


Trial Marriage Husband: Need to Work Hard 2 Anthology

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The night before their wedding, her fiancee ran off with his mistress. Out of frustration, she grabbed the man standing in front of the Civil Affairs Offic ...

  • L'auteur : Passion Honey
  • Editeur: BEIJING BOOK CO. INC.
  • ISBN: 7999086088
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The night before their wedding, her fiancee ran off with his mistress. Out of frustration, she grabbed the man standing in front of the Civil Affairs Office, "President Mo, your bride has not arrived and my groom has run away...May I suggest we get married?" Before marriage, she said, "Even if we were to share the same bed, nothing would happen between us!" After marriage, he said, "If we don't try, how would we know?"


Hard Evidence

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A Kesley and Lambert novel. ...

  • L'auteur : Emma Page
  • Editeur: HarperCollins UK
  • ISBN: 0008171858
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 416
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A Kesley and Lambert novel.


Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Complete Novels

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This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication. Poor Folk The Double Notes From The ...

  • L'auteur : Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Editeur: Flip
  • ISBN: 2291012908
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 150
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication. Poor Folk The Double Notes From The Underground Crime and Punishment The Gambler The Idiot The Possessed (The Devils) A Raw Youth The Dream of a Ridiculous Man The Brothers Karamazov


Complete Novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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This carefully crafted ebook: “Complete Novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. F ...

  • L'auteur : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Editeur: e-artnow
  • ISBN: 8026837142
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 3800
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This carefully crafted ebook: “Complete Novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. His literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia. Many of his works contain a strong emphasis on Christianity, and its message of absolute love, forgiveness and charity, explored within the realm of the individual, confronted with all of life's hardships and beauty. His major works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872) and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest and most prominent psychologists in world literature. His novella Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature. Table of Contents: NOVELS AND NOVELLAS: Poor Folk The Double The Landlady Netochka Nezvanova Uncle's Dream The Village of Stepanchikovo The Insulted and Humiliated The House of the Dead Notes from Underground Crime and Punishment The Gambler The Idiot The Permanent Husband The Possessed (Demons) The Raw Youth (The Adolescent) The Brothers Karamazov ESSAYS ON DOSTOYEVSKY: A SURVEY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE by Isabel Florence Hapgood DOSTOYEVSKY AND HIS MESSAGE TO THE WORLD by Zinaida Vengerova ON RUSSIAN NOVELISTS by William Lyon Phelps Extract from 'AN OUTLINE OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE' by Maurice Baring BIOGRAPHY Fyodor Dostoyevsky, A Study by Aimée


The Complete Works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Novels, Short Stories and Autobiographical Writings

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  • L'auteur : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Editeur: e-artnow
  • ISBN: 8026837134
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 5930
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Novels, Short Stories and Autobiographical Writings" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. His literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia. Many of his works contain a strong emphasis on Christianity, and its message of absolute love, forgiveness and charity, explored within the realm of the individual, confronted with all of life's hardships and beauty. His major works include Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, Demons and The Brothers Karamazov. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest and most prominent psychologists in world literature. His novella Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature. NOVELS: Netochka Nezvanova The Village of Stepanchikovo The Insulted and Humiliated The House of the Dead Crime and Punishment The Idiot The Possessed (Demons) The Raw Youth (The Adolescent) The Brothers Karamazov NOVELLAS: Poor Folk The Double The Landlady Uncle's Dream Notes from Underground The Gambler The Permanent Husband SHORT STORIES: The Grand Inquisitor (Chapter from The Brothers Karamazov) Mr. Prohartchin A Novel in Nine Letters Another Man's Wife or, The Husband under the Bed A Faint Heart Polzunkov The Honest Thief The Christmas Tree and The Wedding White Nights A Little Hero An Unpleasant Predicament (A Nasty Story) The Crocodile Bobok The Heavenly Christmas Tree A Gentle Spirit The Peasant Marey The Dream of a Ridiculous Man LETTERS AND MEMOIRS: Letters of Fyodor Michailovitch Dostoyevsky to his Family and Friends Pages from the Journal of an Author, Fyodor Dostoevsky BIOGRAPHY: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, A Study by Aimée Dostoyevsky


Sensory Marketing

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The book covers the ongoing shift from mass-marketing and micro-marketing to sensory marketing in terms of the increased individualization in the contempor ...

  • L'auteur : B. Hultén,N. Broweus,M. van Dijk,Marcus van Dijk
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230237045
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 183
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The book covers the ongoing shift from mass-marketing and micro-marketing to sensory marketing in terms of the increased individualization in the contemporary society. It shows the importance in reaching the individuals' five senses at a deeper level than traditional marketing theories do.


Western Fiction 10 Pack: 10 Full Length Classic Westerns

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Ten classic westerns from arguably some of the top western writers of all time. Salomy Jane (1898) The Virginian, A Horseman Of The Plains (1902) The Log o ...

  • L'auteur : Bret Harte,Owen Wister,Andy Adams,Zane Grey,B. M. Bower,Marah Ellis Ryan,Max Brand
  • Editeur: NTMC
  • ISBN: 2377873723
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 1985
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Ten classic westerns from arguably some of the top western writers of all time. Salomy Jane (1898) The Virginian, A Horseman Of The Plains (1902) The Log of a Cowboy (1903) Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) The Lone Star Ranger (1915) Wildfire (1917) Cabin Fever (1918) The Treasure Trail (1918) The Mysterious Rider (1921) Black Jack (1922)


Demons

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Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horried Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a "novel-pamphlet" in which he wou ...

  • L'auteur : Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Editeur: Vintage
  • ISBN: 0307434869
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 768
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horried Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a "novel-pamphlet" in which he would say everything about the plague of materialist ideology that he saw infecting his native land. What emerged was a prophetic and ferociously funny masterpiece of ideology and murder in pre-revolutionary Russia.