The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts With Epilogue (Paperback)

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One brother is a priest. One brother is an atheist. Another is a hedonist. And another is a secret. What happens when their scoundrel father is murdered becomes the most astounding epics of faith and hope and love I have ever read. This book is an experience. It kept me up late so, so many nights. --Dave

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The award-winning translation of Dostoevsky's last and greatest novel.

About the Author


Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky were awarded the PEN/ Book-of-the-Month Translation Prize for The Brothers Karamazov and have also translated Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, Notes from Underground, Demons, and The Idiot.

Praise for The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts With Epilogue…


"[Dostoevsky is] at once the most literary and compulsively readable of novelists we continue to regard as great . . . The Brothers Karamazov stands as the culmination of his art--his last, longest, richest and most capacious book. [This] scrupulous rendition can only be welcomed. It returns to us a work we thought we knew, subtly altered and so made new again."--Donald Fanger, Washington Post Book World

"It may well be that Dostoevsky's [world], with all its resourceful energies of life and language, is only now--and through the medium of this translation--beginning to come home to the English-speaking reader." --John Bayley, The New York Review of Books

"Heartily recommended to any reader who wishes to come as close to Dostoevsky's Russian as it is possible."--Joseph Frank, Princeton University

"Far and away the best translation of Dostoevsky into English that I have seen . . . faithful . . . extremely readable . . . gripping."--Sidney Monas, University of Texas

Product Details ISBN-10: 0374528373
ISBN-13: 9780374528379
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 06/01/2002
Pages: 824
Language: English