The Gambler and A Nasty Business


'40,000 francs, which lay before him in a heap of gold and banknotes.'

Written in twenty-six days to pay off Dostoyevsky's own roulette debts, The Gambler is a graphic psychological study of addiction, accompanied here by a brilliant short story of excruciating social embarrassment.

Ten new titles in the colourful, small-format, portable new Pocket Penguins series

  • Penguin Classics
  • Published 4th August 2016
  • 272 Pages
  • 111mm x 181mm x 16mm
  • 159g
  • £5.99