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Novel by Fëdor Dostoevskij
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The Gambler is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general. The novella reflects Dostoyevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than one the inspiration for the book: Dostoyevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline to pay off gambling debts.

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Habe mich sehr amüsiert! Lustig, gemein und tragisch. Und, dass ich mal etwas lustig finde, kommt schon eher selten vor ...

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