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Brothers Karamazov

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ISBN-10: 0374528373

ISBN-13: 9780374528379

Edition: 1990

Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 6/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 824
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

One of the most powerful and significant authors in all modern fiction, Fyodor Dostoevsky was the son of a harsh and domineering army surgeon who was murdered by his own serfs (slaves), an event that was extremely important in shaping Dostoevsky's view of social and economic issues. He studied to be an engineer and began work as a draftsman. However, his first novel, Poor Folk (1846), was so well received that he abandoned engineering for writing. In 1849, Dostoevsky was arrested for being a part of a revolutionary group that owned an illegal printing press. He was sentenced to be executed, but the sentence was changed at the last minute, and he was sent to a prison camp in Siberia instead.…    

Richard Pevear has produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, & Bulgakov. The translation of "The Brothers Karamazov" won the 1991 PEN Book of the Month Club translation prize.

Larissa Volohonsky has produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, & Bulgakov. The translation of "The Brothers Karamazov" won the 1991 PEN Book of the Month Club translation prize.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Translator's Note
Texts Used
Select Bibliography
Chronology of Fyodor Dostoevsky
Principal Characters
From the Author
the Story of a Family
an Unseemly Encounter
Sensualists
Crises
Pros and Cons
a Russian Monk
Alyosha
Mitya
Judicial Investigation*
Schoolboys
Ivan Fyodorovich
Judicial Mistake
Epilogue
Explanatory Notes