The idiot

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Bantam Books, 1981 - Literary Criticism - 597 pages
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But it is rewarding in its insight into human nature. - LibraryThing
They seem to enjoy the banter. - LibraryThing
The grace of Dostoevsky's prose is simply breathtaking. - LibraryThing
First, the ending scenes of the novel are riveting. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - mvbdlr - LibraryThing

I really liked this book. I had always heard that the Russian Masters were too difficult to read. I did not find Dostoyevsky too difficult at all. The action was quick, the characters very well ... Read full review

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Is a sanitarium the only fit place for a saint today? Prince Lev causes turmoil in St. Petersburg society because he is assumed to be an idiot while in reality he is an innocent. An examination of a truly altruistic man in a selfish world. Well worth the read. Read full review

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