In the noval Demons (by Dostoyevsky), there was a character, named Pyotr Stepanovich Verkhovensky, who claimed that he was connected to the international.

Did Dostoyevsky mention anywhere in the book that he really was?

  • I haven't read the book, so apologies if this is clarified in it, but: that is a rather odd use of "international", as a noun. What does it mean? Is "the international" some group within the book?
    – muru
    Feb 19, 2017 at 2:13
  • The International Working Men Association was an organization of a certain historical importance. Sep 27, 2019 at 16:13


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