Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“And though I suffer for you, yet it eases my heart to suffer for you.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Poor Folk     Crime and Punishment was an absolutely mesmerizing first experience of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's writing. Being able to read his very first novel, the one that brought him great fame, is an opportunity that I just couldn't … Continue reading Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“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.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment        We all know what's the endgame here. Someone will commit a crime. Punishment will follow. Now, now. Don't think it's that … Continue reading Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky