In The Dream of a Ridiculous Man the author narrates the experiences of a person who believes that human existence has no meaning or value and decides to end his life. A chance meeting with a young girl and a strange journey will instill in him hope and love for his fellow man, giving new meaning to his life.
In White Nights a young man, lonely and dreamy, wanders on a summer night in the deserted Petersburg. On the quayside of the canal he will meet a weeping woman. She will tell him about the unique love adventure of her life and he will fall in love with her, experiencing a deeper happiness for the first time.