Under Western Eyes
Political turmoil convulses 19th-century Russia, as Razumov, a young student preparing for a career in the czarist bureaucracy, unwittingly becomes embroiled in the assassination of a public official. Asked to spy on the family of the assassin — his close friend — he must come to terms with timeless questions of accountability and human integrity.
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Review: Under Western EyesUser Review - Julian Meynell - Goodreads
Conrad channels Dostoevsky. Apparently Conrad did not care for Dostoevsky, but you wouldn't know it from this book. It is very reminiscent of Dostoevsky, in particular of Crime and Punishment. It's an ... Read full review
Review: Under Western EyesUser Review - Irving Koppel - Goodreads
Like the Russian novel,"Crime and Punishment",Conrad traces the agony of one who has committed a crime by betraying a friend which leads to the friend's murder. The novel portrays the agony this young ... Read full review