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The Idiot (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

A revealing classic

This is great intellectual work that we should to take seriously in general, a book to read with a serious mindset. Then you will understand the unique nature of Russia which our western minds have difficulties to comprehend. This strange land called Russia that has a b...
This is great intellectual work that we should to take seriously in general, a book to read with a serious mindset. Then you will understand the unique nature of Russia which our western minds have difficulties to comprehend. This strange land called Russia that has a bigger soul than any other is explored here in this story in a way that only Dostoyevsky unveils. Read it and you will finish it enriched. The Idiot is a thoroughly enjoyable novel of ideas that explores the nature of man and society and gives you a better idea of man and his actions. You shouldn't find it strange that the characters are philosophical, impulsive, introspective, energetic, colorful, and extreme in their passions. That is Russia, a land of extremes. This book is likely to impact you. It is one of the few of our times.

posted by Anonymous on February 21, 2006

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Excellent hard cover clasic-book for the price!

Long and slow at times, but a must-read for educated people.

posted by Joreto on February 20, 2010

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  • Posted January 6, 2013

    A great social and psychological commentary. It tells you a lot

    A great social and psychological commentary. It tells you a lot about higher Russian society. It also gives a beautiful depiction of humanly sainthood in Prince Myshkin, and leaves one feeling sad that people who do not conform to moral corruption can be called "idiots."

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    Posted November 28, 2012

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