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Brothers Karamazov

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The Brothers Karamazov is considered a supreme achievement in literature. Published near the end of the 19th century, it is one of the great works of world-renowned author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The Brothers Karamazov tackles some of the most existential and important themes known to humankind--the existence of God, morality, free will, reason, doubt, and faith--just to name a few. Readers around the globe have found their lives transformed by this layered and complex book. A deeply spiritual work, The Brothers Karamazov is a work that every person should read.

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Fyodor Dostoevsky
Source: Wikipedia
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Born: November 11, 1821, Moscow
Died: February 9, 1881, Saint Petersburg
Related topics: Biography, Criticism, interpretation, etc., Dostoyevsky, Fyodor,--1821-1881, Literature, Manners and customs
Basic information: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881) sometimes translated as Dostoevsky, was a Russian writer of novels, short stories and essays. Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century Russian society. A Slavophile, nationalist and monarchist, he criticised the bourgeois, pre-materialist West and nihilism in many of his works.
Popular works: Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment, Notes from the Underground