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Like most mortals, I rarely read 800 page books more than once.
There is a fictitious plot, of course, and the characters in the story are some of the most interesting in all of literature, so it is rightly praised as a novel.
Dostoevsky wrestles with the great questions of Christianity: the problem of evil, the burden of free will, the power of temptation, and the frailty of faith.
A rare book.
There are not too many books that transcend time. It is difficult for a story to stay relevant hundreds of years later, not just because of changing times... Read more
Great mixture of 19th century Russian justice, philosophy, and religion. It delivers the feelings of a time and place in a way that is universally understood.Published 21 days ago by Bob Browne
This is Doestoevky's masterpiece. I have read earlier translations years ago. I can say this is the best by far by Pevear and Volokhonsky. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Gerald R. North
Unabashedly profound because we humans are deep, complex and wonderful. Such a novel is extremely rare, multilayered and rich with details. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Michael
Dostoevsky uses the characters in this novel to make points about religion, philosophy, conditions in Russia in 1860, and the future of Russia. Read morePublished 1 month ago by K. S. Dennis
The print is too small and the plot is too complicated for a 90 year old woman. I heard a speaker refer to it and I apprecfiated what he said, but it is a disappointment to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carol Sample