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With their penetrating psychological insight and their emphasis on human dignity, respect and forgiveness, Dostoyevsky s early short stories contain the seeds of the themes that came to his major novels Poor Folk, the author s first great literary triumph, is the story of a tragic relationship between an impoverished copy clerk and a young seamstress, told through their passionate letters to each other In The Landlady Dostoyevsky portrays a dreamer hero who is captivated by a curious couple and becomes their lodger Mr Prokharchin, inspired by a true story, is a sly comedy centring on an eccentric miser, and Polzunkov is a powerful character sketch which, in common with the other tales in this volume, questions the very nature of existenceFyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky was born in Moscow in , the nd ofchildren Fromtohe lived in a convict prison, and in later years his passion for gambling led him deeply into debt Inhe delivered his famous address at theunveiling of Pushkin s memorial in Moscow he died six months later in David McDuff has translated a number of works for the Penguin Classics, including The Idiot, Crime and Punishment and the Brothers Karamazov, and Tolstoy s The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories