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CafeLitt 99: A review on Poor Folk, written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Sat 22 Nov 2008, 13:39, by , at Cafe SABA: 5124 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC (Map)

Subject: A review on Poor Folk, written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Date: Thursday 27 Nov. 2008 , 19:00
Presented by: Ehsan Daneshyar

Place: Cafe Culturel SABA, 5124 Sherbrook Ouest, Montreal, QC
Metro: Vendome
Bus: 24 directly from Down town

17 Décarie, 37 Jolicoeur, 90 Saint-Jacques,102 Somerled, 104 Cavendish, 105 Sherbrooke, 124 Victoria

In this session there will be a review on one of the first books of Dostoyevsky (Poor Folk). This book is a poignant societal and physiological sketch written by young writer. It is written in the form of letters of correspondence between two characters both trapped within the poverty and circumstances of ST.Petersburgs slums. Makar and Varvara , two young lovers , too poor to marry , struggle with poverty all the times. This book demonstrates the beautiful and tragic face of 19 century Russian society.

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