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a little HEAVY READING (if your up for it) (1 Viewer)

Marcellen

Member
I KNOW!!! I just love being lost in Dostoevsky's rambling...even though I don't follow sometimes....It makes me read slowly and think about what I'm reading....my Dost. library is ALMOST complete...I have brother's, Notes, and Crime and Punishment...i LACK Idiot (which actually I was most excited to read....quite a stack i have going this summer)....
 

gohn67

Senior Member
I liked underground also. Amazing first line too.

Trying to read Crime and Punishment, but I'm having trouble with it because I hate how it's written in this very stilted sounding language, probably due to translation. Makes me wish I could speak russian.
 

Drzava

Senior Member
I've only read C&P and it was great, I bought Brothers but it's so old the musk from the book makes it impossible to read, I also have Notes and it's in the queue,,,
 

Marcellen

Member
Notes from Underground is basically about a writer who, in his attempt to find meaning in life, ends up ranting and rambling about random theories he concocts as he watches life pass by from underground. The second half of the book "Apropos in the Snow" is more of a story and a much lighter read.
 

funkyjoez

Senior Member
I really recommend house of the dead, a lesser known piece my dostoy about the time he spent in a siberian prison. Really good.
 
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