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He moved on hastily, as though anxious to get out of the house.

Dostoyevsky spent four years in hard labor and four years as a soldier in Semipalatinsk, a city in what it is today Kazakhstan. I liked the novel just as much as Crime and Punishment and Notes from Undergroundand I found it just as compulsively readable. I enjoyed foodor mainly because I love Dostoevsky’s sensibility. The Idiot Part 01 and 02 is wonderfully read by Martin Geeson thank youwith plenty of nuances and all the different character voices you could want.

The result, according to philosopher A. Would they have been won over We tend to view innocence as an uplifting cleansing virtue. Come on, Fyodor, we all know you write like an immortal. They traveled abroad and returned in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. View all 30 comments.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In different ways, this question is asked over and over again over the course of this book. And Lebedeva minor clerk the kind of gentleman who knows everything about Petersburg’s important people.

Refresh and try again. I may try The Brothers Karamazov as many of my friends have recommended it over this one. How do I review a Russian literature classic? And this anti-Christ isn’t pure evil but ldiota who can’t stand the idea of being cheated upon.

My sole problem is the character of Myshkin. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. He was educated at home and at a private school. The abused child who takes dostoiecski the punishment on herself, like anorexic or self-harming young girls nowadays, convinced that the harm done to them is a sign of their own filthiness.


The primary basis for the lead female in this book, “Natasha Filippovna,” was Polina Suslova with whom Fee-Yo had a relationship dr his first wife was sick with consumption. Would an idiot enjoy reading The Idiot? Let dostooievski Devils haunt me next! Understandably so in this novel. He lets you make fun of him — often himself joining the lough himself.

The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the recent changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement. I believe in lifelong learning to develop as a human being.

Yet despite all the exclamation points and the excessively passionate characters — who all seem to speak with great clarity, with penetrating philosophical insight — Dostoevsky novels still feel very real to me.

Lizaveta likes him but do not want him to marry her daughter to him – knowing that his goodness won’t let him survive him for long in the world.

You can read why I came to this decision here. I wanted to write about the symbolism of the Holbein painting and how I love that in both Dostoevsky books I’ve read he references dreams the characters have, but I just have too many questions and not enough answers.

El idiota / The Idiot

Needless to say, there are those who dismiss him as an inconsequential figure or try to take advantage of him, but he also wins over a lot of people with his innate goodness and refusal to think ill of others. I admit that in the beginning and throughout much of the novel I felt intensely protective of Prince Myshkin. Throughout the narrative, he generally tries to be nice to everybody, to his own detriment and even those giodor tries to be nice to! They seem to be overloaded with stoppered sexual energy.

View all 71 comments. But the story still falls a bit short of perfection. But did he go very far out of his way to help others?


Instead, he gives credit to whoever happens to be in the room with him at the moment, without engaging or giving any active help, and he changes his mind when another person steps into the room. Prince Myshkin is something of a Quixotic character—a bit of a dunderhead, a bit of a loon—except that he is tragic, whereas the Don is comic.

Lists dostoirvski This Book. Myshkin is aloof and uninterested.

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That question only you can decide. On the other hand, I found the negativity toward females gratuitous in The Brothers Karamazov.

When she says she wants to become an educator, to DO something, she shows the spirit of future entrepreneurship, including women in active life. While it’s not as tragic as, say, Crime and Punishmentnearly all of its protagonists come to a sticky end, and as always, they meet plenty of drama and intrigue on their way there.

Dostoyovesky has written a stunning story that evoked so many emotions in me. View all 15 comments. I got pissed off when people would laugh at him or call him an idiot. While I liked the characters I felt the book and especially the first pages was awkward and sluggish. I speak to save us all, that our class may not be vanishing in vain; in darkness, without realising anything, abusing everything, and losing everything. I mostly disliked him, but I grew to like him more towards the end.

A Russian Don Quixote? Let me, for example, open the book to page a random choice–and list every instance on both pages where the character staging is electrified.