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Summer in Baden-Baden is a reconstruction of the great and enigmatic Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky's life based on his second wife Anna's diary

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Coronavirus | books | Lockdown

Hasan Suroor 

Hasan Suroor

Whatever else the post-Corona world may look like, at least some of us are likely to come out of our forced isolation feeling a little less inadequate about our reading list having finally caught up with the “great unread”— the books we so enthusiastically bought once upon a time , always wanted to read, but never got round to doing it.

For this column, I’ve picked two such books— Leonid Tsypkin’s Summer in Baden-Baden: From the life of Dostoyevsky , and Peter Taylor’s A Summons from Memphis both coincidentally published the same year (1987) to ...

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First Published: Fri, May 08 2020. 00:13 IST
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