This is a work of art in literature!
That information is essential for reading the book; I found myself going back to look at that list every 25 pages or so to keep all the characters straight.
It is only the possession of an ideology that makes them dangerous, ESPECIALLY if it is one that claims to be supremely moral and virtuous.
This novel contains the following exchange between two characters:
"God is necessary and therefore must exist."
"Well, that's wonderful. Read more
As much as I love my Dostoevsky, this book was a bit too bleak for me. The ending left me feeling very empty. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Vrinda Pendred
My favorite book of all time. An emotional, spiritual & intellectual journey. Layered & beautifully convoluted. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kate
I am torn by what many have termed Dostoevsky’s “greatest novel.” On the one hand, its many strengths are plainly obvious—the typically brilliant manipulation of psychic tension,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Steiner
Out of all the Kindle ebooks I've gotten so far, this one is the best as far as flipping between chapters and pages. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rebecca Hong
Well. That took me a disappointingly long time to read. My life got flipped upside down at some point after starting this, and the density of the work really requires a pretty... Read morePublished 11 months ago by jim rice
I bought this book new at a Barnes and Nobles because for the last two summers, I have read a Dostoevsky novel and it has almost become a tradition by this time. Read morePublished 15 months ago by William Shinevar
Whenever I read Dostoevsky, I always find it remarkable that something written over 100 years ago still carries such a resonance of modern life. Read morePublished 17 months ago by JBS
When I read previous translations of Demons, the titles always were The Possessed, so in each case the translators obscured the novel's meaning. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ken Brimhall