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Demons: A Novel in Three Parts (Pevear / Volokhonsky Translation)

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  • Posted January 31, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    He's done it again.

    Simply, a masterpiece in a league of its own.<BR/><BR/>This ardent criticism that Dostoevsky has so masterfully weaved will forever have a place in the hearts of those who read it critically and spend time to understand the purpose behind every action.<BR/><BR/>Definitely something you would want to read in your lifetime...<BR/><BR/>*The Pevear / Volokhonsky Translation is the best one around.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2005

    One of his greatest novels

    I am in the process of finishing this novel and I have to say that it is one of my favorite novels. It is witty, yet deep, which makes an intriguing piece of work. I absolutely enjoyed this and believe I gained much insight into the workings and perspective of Russian society of that time. A must read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2014

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    Perhaps his best novel. If I had to recommend a Dostoevsky nove

    Perhaps his best novel.

    If I had to recommend a Dostoevsky novel to someone who wanted to read him for the first time, it would probably be this one. More sophisticated and entertaining than Crime and Punishment, but in my opinion far more approachable and easy to read than The Idiot or The Brothers Karamazov. The characters are well developed and easy to relate to, and on top of that the story is extremely engaging throughout, with many unforeseen twists and turns. Honestly once the book was finished I still wanted to read more, which is a sure sign of a good read. As with all the other Dostoevsky novels I've read, I found the Pevear / Volokhonsky translation to be the best. It's worth paying the extra money to read this version, rather than the outdated Garrett translation.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2014

    ANGEL WALL

    Protects th city and everything else.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2013

    Tayna

    The girl came alone. She sat on a tree stump, turning on her phone and checking her mail.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2013

    Zac

    He attacked devil and slit her throut...the demons saw devil and all piled on zac and attacked him...pulled on his fur and his ears and tail..then retreated...jason chad and michael draged him back to camp...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Brooke

    Follows

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Lunas

    Nods."I swear."

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  • Posted October 30, 2011

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    Dostoyevsky's Best - Fantastic Translation

    A clever combination of tragedy and comedy, this is the most engaging and approachable of Dostoyevsky's longer masterpieces, and is translated by the masters of classic Russian lit translation. (Typing this on my phone, so unlike this wonderful author, I'll be brief).)

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    Posted January 1, 2013

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    Posted August 24, 2009

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