The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov is a spiritual drama of moral struggles concerning faith, doubt, judgment, and reason, set against a modernizing Russia, with a plot developing around the...

The Gambler

Alexei is hopelessly in love with Polina, the General's stepdaughter. She asks him to go to the town's casino and place a bet for her. After hesitations, he succumbs and ends up...

An Honest Thief

Do honest thieves even exist? Dostoyevsky takes us through a journey of psychological exploration and discovery.

The Double

A government official Golyadkin has a formative discussion with his Doctor Rutenspitz, who fears for his sanity and tells him that his behaviour is dangerously antisocial. He...

Uncle's Dream

A humorous story about a manipulative mother's attempts to arrange a marriage between her beautiful daughter and a wealthy elderly nobleman. The story provides an brilliant...

Crime And Punishment

A troubled young man commits the perfect crime: the murder of a vile pawnbroker whom no one will miss. Raskolnikov is desperate for money, but he convinces himself that his motive...

Novel In Nine Letters

‘Novel in Nine Letters’ is an incredibly inventive short story by Dostoevsky about a comical miscommunication between two friends. The story unfolds through letters as we...

The Dream Of A Ridiculous Man

The Dream of a Ridiculous Man follows the experiences of a man who decides that there is nothing of any value in the world. Slipping into nihilism he is determined to commit...

Letters From The Underworld

Unlike most people, who typically act out of revenge because they believe justice is the end, the Underworld Man is conscious of his problems and feels the desire for revenge, but...

The Heavenly Christmas Tree

Dostoevsky describes a society of superrich and very poor similar to modern day circumstances. The story highlights the tragic economic and social conditions of the common people,...

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