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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

* November 11, 1821 in Russian Federation - † February 9, 1881 in Russian Federation
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Written as a sequence of letters, Poor People narrate the tragic tale of a petty clerk and his hopeless love for a young girl. Eager to help her and her family, he sells all that he can, but his generosity leads him only into more desperate poverty, and finally into abandonment. As the object of his desire looks sadly …