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Dostoevsky: A Self Portrait

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“Interspersed with biographical commentary by the translator, the letters give a more accurate picture of Dostoevsky than many straight biographies....the collection is extremely illuminating, well balanced, and well translated.”–New Yorker
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Published November 24th 1975 by Greenwood Press
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Read this, and you will have the remarkable discovery that Dostoevsky acted like a Dostoevsky character. His life reads like a Dostoevsky novel. It is here that we find the true Fyodor who fathered Dmitri Karamazov.
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Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky (Russian: Фёдор Михайлович Достоевский), sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, journalist, and short-story writer whose psychological penetration into the human soul had a profound influence on the 20th century novel.

Dostoyevsky was the second son of a former army doctor. He was educated at home and at a private school. Shortly after the death
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