"The Gambler" a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Book Design Concept.
The history of excitement, which has become for man no longer the meaning of the game or even the meaning of life, but the only existential essence of being. The design of the book and illustration emphasizes and reinforces the depressing and gloomy state of a person absorbed in the game. Willingness to sacrifice everything, both life and love, leads a person to abbys, where only one step remains.