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Under Western Eyes

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394 pages6 hours

Summary

Joseph Conrad's "Under Western Eyes" is the story of a young Russian student named Razumov who when returning home to St. Petersburg, Russia discovers his friend Victor Haldin, an anarchist who has just committed a political assassination, hiding from the police in his apartment. Victor Haldin calls upon his friend Razumov to help him escape and in so doing puts him in the unenviable position of choosing between his loyalties to his friend or to abiding by the authority of the law in the service of justice.

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