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The Brothers Karamazov

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8 years, 10 months ago at Dec 22 15:06
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Well I finished this book a couple of days ago, and I have come to my conclusion that it's none other than an ordinary book, it's average. I didn't really get that much interest into it as many people claim to say they did. But I could just about see why people would enjoy to read a book such as this, but it's just nothing to great. I think people read books like these just for show, you know, the... read more
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Description: Winner of the Pen/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation PrizeThe Brothers Karamasov is a murder mystery, a courtroom drama, and an exploration of erotic rivalry in a series of triangular love affairs involving the “wicked and sentimental” Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov and his three sons―the impulsive and sensual Dmitri; the coldly rational Ivan; and the healthy, red-cheeked young novice Alyosha. Through the gripping events of their story, Dostoevsky portrays the whole of Russian life, is social and spiritual striving, in what was both the golden age and a tragic turning point in Russian culture. This award-winning translation by ... (more)
Manufacturer: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: 14 June 2002
ISBN-10 : 0374528373 | ISBN-13: 9780374528379
Tags: Russian (2), Russia (2), Philosophy (1), Fiction (1), Theology (1), Novel (1), Novels (1), 19th Century (1), 1880s (1), 1850-1899 (1)
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"The grand epic of human drama, psychological realism and ethical thinking. Everything that is good about Dostoyevsky is present here crystallized to the absolute max."

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"Dostoevsky was able to see directly into the soul of humankind, as is evident in every one of his greatest accomplishments such as the Gambler, Notes from the Underground and Crime and Punishment, but nowhere is this more magnificently revealed than in his monumental final work that is the Brothers Karamazov. Having a healthy skepticism towards the philosophical aspects of Christianity (because I find there an alarming lack of), I was astonished at how profoundly Dostoevsky understands and medit"

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