Alexey Ivanovitch is a young tutor in the household of a general. He is both observer and actor in the tempest which surrounds his impoverished employer. Everyone is waiting for the death of Granny, the general's rich aunt, but so far from dying, she turns up alive and well, and makes her way to the casino...
The House of the Dead / The Gambler
Aurthor :Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher :Wordsworth Editions