The Brothers Karamazov



The Award Winning Translation Of Dostoevsky S Last And Greatest Novel The Brothers Karamazov Is A Passionate Philosophical Novel Set In 19th Century Russia, That Enters Deeply Into The Ethical Debates Of God, Free Will, And Morality It Is A Spiritual Drama Of Moral Struggles Concerning Faith, Doubt, And Reason, Set Against A Modernizing Russia.The Brothers Karamazov

Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky Russian , sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, journalist, and short story writer whose psychological penetration into the human soul had a profound influence on the 20th century novel.Dostoyevsky was the second son of a former army doctor He was educated at home and at a private school Shortly after the death Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky Russian , sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, journalist, and short story writer whose psychological penetration into the human soul had a profound influence on the 20th century novel.Dostoyevsky was the second son of a former army doctor He was educated at home and at a private school Shortly after the death of his mother in 1837 he was sent to St Petersburg, where he entered the Army Engineering College Dostoyevsky s father died in 1839, most likely of apoplexy, but it was rud that he was murdered by his own serfs Dostoyevsky graduated as a military engineer, but resigned in 1844 to devote himself to writing His first novel,Poor Folkappeared in 1846.That year he joined a group of utopian socialists He was arrested in 1849 and sentenced to death, commuted to imprisonment in Siberia Dostoyevsky spent four years in hard labor and four years as a soldier in Semipalatinsk, a city in what it is today Kazakhstan.Dostoyevsky returned to St Petersburg in 1854 as a writer with a religious mission and published three works that derive in different ways from his Siberia experiencesThe House of the Dead , 1860 a fictional account of prison life, The Insulted and Injured, which reflects the author s refutation of naive Utopianism in the face of evil, and Winter Notes on Summer Impressions, his account of a trip to Western Europe.In 1857 Dostoyevsky married Maria Isaev, a 29 year old widow He resigned from the army two years later Between the years 1861 and 1863 he served as editor of the monthly periodical Time, which was later suppressed because of an article on the Polish uprising.In 1864 65 his wife and brother died and he was burdened with debts His situation was made even worse by his gambling addiction From the turmoil of the 1860s emerged Notes from the Underground, a psychological study of an outsider, which marked a major advancement in Dostoyevsky s artistic development.In 1867 Dostoyevsky married Anna Snitkin, his 22 year old stenographer They traveled abroad and returned in 1871 By the time of The Brothers Karamazov 1879 80 , Dostoyevsky was recognized in his own country as one of its great writers

[ BOOKS ] ⚣ The Brothers Karamazov  Author Fyodor Dostoyevsky – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 796 pages
  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • English
  • 20 February 2019
  • 0374528373

10 thoughts on “The Brothers Karamazov

  1. says:

    If there was still any doubt, let me confirm that this actually is the greatest book ever written But be warned that you need to set aside a solid month to get through it And it s not light reading this is a dense work of philosophy disguised as a simple murder mystery But it s well worth the effort It tackles the fundamental question of human existence how best to live one s life in a truly engaging way Dostoevsky created 3 brothers Ivan, Alexei, and Dmitri with opposite answers to th If there was still any doubt, let me confirm that this actually is the greatest book ever written...

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    The Brothers Karamazov has intrigued me for years I have always been aware of the fact that it is one of the greatest novels ever written so I know I have to read it eventually Finally, after reading it, I think I get why this is considered great literature and though I can t exactly say that I loved it, I admit that I don t regret reading it The plot revolves around the murder of perhaps one of the most despicable characters ever created, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, the father of the Kar The Brothers Karamazov has intrigued me for years I have always been aware of the fact that it is one of the greatest novels ever written so I know I have to read it eventually Finally, after reading it, I think I get why this is considered great literature and though I can t exactly say that I loved it, I admit that I don t regret reading it The plot revolves around the murder of perhaps one of the most despicable characters ever created, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, the father of the Karamazov brothers This detail about the book only skims the surface because this only serves as the basic architecture for Dostoevsky s philosophy This novel isn t so much a story as a lengthy dissertation on human nature the issues of Dostoyevsky s day detailed per...

  3. says:

    If you like your books to move in a linear fashion this book is not for you It hops around and attention must be paid or you will find yourself flipping back a few pages to reestablish the thread of the story I took this on a plane flight, crazy right Not exactly the normal light reading I take on flights It was a stroke of genius I absolutely fell under the thrall of Dostoyevky s prose Thank you to my fellow travelers who didn t feel the need to chat with the guy who obviously is so f If you like your books to move in a linear fashion this book is not for you It hops around and attention must be paid or you will find yourself flipping back a few pages to reestablish the thread of the story I took this on a plane flight, crazy right Not exactly the normal light reading I take on flights It was a stroke of genius I absolutely fell under the thrall of Dostoyevky s prose Thank you to my fellow travele...

  4. says:

    Contrary to widespread rumor, this is a far from bleak book While every character has his or her own misery, and it all takes place in a place called something like cattle roundup ville , the moments of religious ecstasy and moral clarity are heartbreaking in their frequency it s hard not to wish that one had such biz...

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    I m writing this review as I read Frankly, I m astounded by how good this is and how compelling I m finding it Astounded Why should that be This is a classic, after all True, but it breaks just about every rule of fiction The plot so far is virtually nonexistent three brothers get together with their wastrel father and all sorts of dysfunction, including an odd love triangle involving the father and the eldest son, are revealed The brothers aren t particular close to each other, and re I m writing this review as I read Frankly, I m astounded by how good this is and how compelling I m finding it Astounded Why should that be This is a classic, after all True, but it breaks just about every rule of fiction The plot so far is virtually nonexistent three brothers get together with their wastrel father and all sorts of dysfunction, including an odd love triangle involving the father and the eldest son, are revealed The brothers aren t particular close to each other, and really not much happens except that they meet at a monastery, where the youngest son lives, for an audience with a holy man who s dying, and then they go thei...

  6. says:

    Hurrah for Karamazov Those are the concluding words of this bombastic brick of a book I amthan willing to chime in, to cheer for the brothers Karamazov who finally, finally made me give in to the genius of Dostoevsky fully, without anger, without resentment and fight, after a year of grappling with his earlier novels.This is doubtless his magnum opus, the shining lead star in a brilliant cosmos There are many similarities to his earlier novels, and his characters fi...

  7. says:

    I finished reading this book at precisely 0205 hours today The night still lay majestically over the impending dawn, and in its blackened stillness, swayed the echoes of this imperious book The walls of my room, at once, turned into a fortress for Dostoevsky s army of thoughts, and I, right in the middle of it, found myself besieged with its diverse, haphazard but mighty blizzard I am no stranger to this rambling Russian s precocious visions and forbearance and yet, and yet, this work, swells I finished reading this book at precisely 0205 hours today The night still lay majestically over the impending dawn, and in its blackened stillness, swayed the echoes of this imperious book The walls of my room, at once, turned into a fortress for Dostoevsky s army of thoughts, and I, right in the middle of it, found myself besieged with its diverse, haphazard but mighty blizzard I am no stranger to this rambling Russian s precocious visions and forbearance and yet, and yet, this work, swells much beyond even his own creator and spills over well, almost, everything A maniacal land owner is murdered and one of his three sons is the prime suspect Thus, ensues a murder trial and in its fold, fall hopelessly and completely, the lives of all the three brothers the brothers Karamazov A life, when spans a trajectory both long and substantial, ends up writing a will that is both personal and...

  8. says:

    On Romancing The Devil Warning This review might contain spoilers even outside the hidden spoiler alert regions I honestly am not capable of discriminating The book is not about the murder or about who did it, those things were very apparent before half the book was completed the narrator taking special pains to spoil all suspense for his readers at the very beginning harkening back to the days of greek drama and Euripides according to whom, the effect of a story, even a whodunnit, was On Romancing The Devil Warning T...

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  10. says:

    La cuesti n principal que se tratar en todas las partes de este libro es la misma que me ha hecho sufrir consciente o inconscientemente la existencia de Dios Esta frase resume toda la epopeya karamazoviana que Fi dor Dostoievski encarara a final de su vida en esta obra literaria monumental y que le llevara tres a os de apretada y sufrida elaboraci n Dostoievski, que hab a tenido una vida plena de emociones iba a culminar su propia carrera con un libro perfecto, m s all de que ten a pensadLa cuesti n principal que se tratar en todas las partes de este libro es la misma que me ha hecho sufrir consciente o inconscientemente la existencia de Dios Esta frase resume toda la epopeya karamazoviana que Fi dor Dostoievski encarara a final de su...

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