Player has saved why the second marriage was a boon to Dostoevsky
• Player who saved: why the second marriage has become a boon for Dostoevsky
"Fyodor Mikhailovich was my god, my idol, and I think I was ready for life to stand before him on his knees," - he wrote Anna Snitkina about her husband, Fyodor Dostoevsky. Easy-au became a stenographer for the outstanding Russian writer not only an assistant, but the muse, lover, faithful wife. Widowed at 35 years, Anna never again married, faithful to his youthful love.
When Fyodor Dostoyevsky first met Anna, the girl was only 20 years old. For her meeting with the literary idol was a landmark event marks the end of shorthand she received from him a proposal to take part in the creation of the novel "The Gambler". Marathon for writing works kept within 26 days, just enough time he had in fact to complete the manuscript. Issue price was high: if to finish the novel in time is not possible, then the publisher Stellovsky would have the right to a period of 9 years to dispose of all the creative heritage of the writer. Bonded contract made Dostoevsky find themselves to help a stenographer, and this meeting was significant for both.
Working together with Dostoyevsky, Anna quickly realized that love with the writer. Dostoevsky was older than her 24 years, and, as often happens, the first woman to confess her feelings. One day, while working on chapters of the novel, Dostoevsky asked her to imagine yourself in the place of the heroine, who heard the confession of the artist. In response, Anna said that, either way, it would have assured him that the feeling is mutual. This scene was decisive, the lovers finally admitted to themselves in their emotions.
the pair wed soon, Anna became a loving wife, who has made great efforts to educate three children, took over the household chores, even managed to conduct financial affairs, as Dostoevsky was close to bankruptcy. Perhaps its main merit was that she helped her husband overcome gambling addiction. Loses everything to the last thread, Dostoevsky was able to stop playing, despite the fact that before the 10 years he was obsessed with cards and roulette.
Dostoevsky's marriage to Anne lasted 15 years. Widowed at 35 years, Anna Snitkina always remained faithful to the memory of her husband, and do not build relationships. Anna Snitkina-Dostoyevskaya passed away at age 71, she has devoted her life to, to keep the memory of her brilliant husband for posterity. After his death she was buried in St. Petersburg next to her husband.