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Fyodor Dostoevsky


Born
in Moscow, Russian Empire
November 11, 1821

Died
February 09, 1881

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Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, and journalist. His literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. His most acclaimed novels include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880).

Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest novelists in all of world literature, as multiple of his works are considered highly influential masterpieces. His 1864 novella Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature. As such, he is also looked upon as a philosoph
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Crime and Punishment

4.24 avg rating — 746,910 ratings — published 1866 — 42 editions
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The Brothers Karamazov

4.34 avg rating — 278,971 ratings — published 1879 — 3406 editions
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The Idiot

4.20 avg rating — 154,172 ratings — published 1869 — 1965 editions
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Notes from Underground

4.17 avg rating — 110,812 ratings — published 1864 — 2000 editions
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4.18 avg rating — 75,548 ratings — published 1864 — 17 editions
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White Nights

4.01 avg rating — 78,474 ratings — published 1848 — 614 editions
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The Gambler

3.90 avg rating — 70,775 ratings — published 1866 — 1389 editions
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Demons

4.29 avg rating — 43,731 ratings — published 1871 — 1016 editions
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The House of the Dead

4.06 avg rating — 23,856 ratings — published 1861 — 598 editions
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“Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.”
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“To go wrong in one's own way is better than to go right in someone else's.”
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