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

The Sicilian by Mario Puzo

“Life is Beautiful.” - Mario Puzo, The Sicilian Quick! Hide! We got ourselves a potential challenger for The Godfather by Mario Puzo! Our great Mafiaso-know-it-all-without-being-one doesn't exactly have an enormous and varied number of published novels, but one thing's for sure. His greatest hits are short and The Sicilian is among his best masterpieces, my … Continue reading The Sicilian by Mario Puzo