Mr. Prohartchin

Based on actual events, it follows the life of the miserly protagonist Mr. Prokharchin, who leads a poor life and draws pity from all around him. However, upon his death, his landlady and other tenants are shocked to discover a vast wealth hidden within his mattress.

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Additional information

Author

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Imprint

Read & Co. Classics

Categories

Philosophy

Psychological Fiction

Short Stories & Anthologies

Spirituality & Beliefs

Fiction

ISBN

9781528708395, 9781528786348

Formats Available

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Pages

42

Publication Date

24 December 2018

Mr. Prokharchin” is a 1846 short story written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and first published in the “Annals of the Fatherland”. Based on actual events, it follows the life of the miserly protagonist Mr. Prokharchin, who leads a poor life and draws pity from all around him. However, upon his death, his landlady and other tenants are shocked to discover a vast wealth hidden within his mattress. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881) was a Russian novelist, essayist, short story writer, journalist, and philosopher. His literature often examines human psychology during the turbulent social, spiritual and political atmosphere of 19th-century Russia, and he is considered one of the greatest psychologists in world literature. A prolific writer, he produced 11 novels, three novellas, 17 short stories, and numerous other works. Other notable works by this author include: “Crime and Punishment” (1866), “Notes from the Underground” (1864), and “The Idiot” (1869).

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