The Dream of a Ridiculous Man: Short Story, Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

The Dream of a Ridiculous Man: Short Story

Authors: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics

ISBN: 9781443448215

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis:

While contemplating his life and deeming himself ridiculous, a man on the verge of suicide is interrupted by a young girl begging for his help. In his dark mood, he brushes her away, but when he returns home to commit the act he cannot move past his feelings of guilt over his treatment of the girl.

“The Dream of a Ridiculous Man” was adapted into a 1990 BBC production entitled The Dream starring Jeremy Irons.

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