Category: Fyodor Dostoevsky

November’s Classic: The Brothers Karamazov

As we wrap-up October and our latest classic, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, it’s time to start planning for November! This time, I chose a new-to-me book that has been on my TBR pile (and my Classics Club list) for years . . .… Continue Reading “November’s Classic: The Brothers Karamazov”

Review: The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Summary: The Idiot is Dostoevsky’s attempt at writing down the essence of true beauty, in human form.  Prince Myshkin, the idiot himself, is meant to epitomize absolute goodness and fairness.  He is kind and generous, forgiving and intelligent.  He has money, yet does not covet… Continue Reading “Review: The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky”