My personal favorite is Crime and Punishment. any other dostoyevsky fans out there?
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I'm about to read Part 4 of The Idiot, but so far (and until the end I imagine) i've been absolutely blown away by this book. Dostoevsky demonstates a ridiculously astute psychological insight. It is really tender in parts, and really quite moving. I'll read some of his other books one day.
Crime and Punishment is a classic character sketch of nihilistic insanity, but "Brothers" has the one line that should be included in the bible as the eleventh commandmend---Love thy neighbours but hate the Jews.strangedaze said:The Brothers is insanity and Notes from the Underground is THE best character sketch around.
EminemsRevenge said:Crime and Punishment is a classic character sketch of nihilistic insanity, but "Brothers" has the one line that should be included in the bible as the eleventh commandmend---Love thy neighbours but hate the Jews.
In the current atmospere of political correctness people tend to forget that GW was running around saying that Jews cannot get into heaven because they are not "saved" (his mom shut him up on that) and that Jimmy Carter supported an anti-Zionist resolution in the U.N. when he was president:-s
Dostoevsky was like the Russian Shakespeare...his writings are timeless\\/
strangedaze said:everyone recommends THE IDIOT to me. even amazon.com. ive only read NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND, but liked it enough. let us know how the book turns out.