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Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881)

Author of Crime and Punishment

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One of the most powerful and significant authors in all modern fiction, Fyodor Dostoevsky was the son of a harsh and domineering army surgeon who was murdered by his own serfs (slaves), an event that was extremely important in shaping Dostoevsky's view of social and economic issues. He studied to be an engineer and began work as a draftsman. However, his first novel, Poor Folk (1846), was so well received that he abandoned engineering for writing. In 1849, Dostoevsky was arrested for being a part of a revolutionary group that owned an illegal printing press. He was sentenced to be executed, but the sentence was changed at the last minute, and he was sent to a prison camp in Siberia instead. By the time he was released in 1854, he had become a devout believer in both Christianity and Russia - although not in its ruler, the Czar. During the 1860's, Dostoevsky's personal life was in constant turmoil as the result of financial problems, a gambling addiction, and the deaths of his wife and brother. His second marriage in 1887 provided him with a stable home life and personal contentment, and during the years that followed he produced his great novels: Crime and Punishment (1886), the story of Rodya Raskolnikov, who kills two old women in the belief that he is beyond the bounds of good and evil; The Idiots (1868), the story of an epileptic who tragically affects the lives of those around him; The Possessed (1872), the story of the effect of revolutionary thought on the members of one Russian community; A Raw Youth (1875), which focuses on the disintegration and decay of family relationships and life; and The Brothers Karamazov (1880), which centers on the murder of Fyodor Karamazov and the effect the murder has on each of his four sons. These works have placed Dostoevsky in the front rank of the world's great novelists. Dostoevsky was an innovator, bringing new depth and meaning to the psychological novel and combining realism and philosophical speculation in his complex studies of the human condition. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Crime and Punishment 39,918 copies, 466 reviews
The Brothers Karamazov 26,895 copies, 305 reviews
The Idiot 14,855 copies, 172 reviews
Notes from Underground 11,368 copies, 145 reviews
Demons 7,138 copies, 68 reviews
The Gambler 3,702 copies, 53 reviews
The House of the Dead 2,722 copies, 35 reviews
Notes from Underground / The Double 1,573 copies, 14 reviews
The Adolescent 1,535 copies, 19 reviews
The Double 1,496 copies, 28 reviews
White Nights 1,308 copies, 42 reviews
The Grand Inquisitor 1,093 copies, 7 reviews
Poor Folk 1,046 copies, 33 reviews
The Insulted and Injured 1,034 copies, 13 reviews
The Eternal Husband (Author) 754 copies, 22 reviews
The Double / The Gambler 681 copies, 8 reviews
The Gambler/Bobok/A Nasty Story 533 copies, 3 reviews
Netochka Nezvanova 532 copies, 7 reviews
The Gentle Spirit 509 copies, 10 reviews
The Brothers Karamazov (1/2) 470 copies, 7 reviews
The Village of Stepanchikovo 462 copies, 12 reviews
Crime and Punishment [Abridged] 454 copies, 7 reviews
The Brothers Karamazov (2/2) 402 copies, 4 reviews
The Diary of a Writer 329 copies, 4 reviews
Poor Folk and Other Stories 306 copies, 1 review
The Idiot (Bantam Classic) 288 copies, 4 reviews
The Dream of a Ridiculous Man 279 copies, 8 reviews
Crime and Punishment (1/2) 252 copies, 7 reviews
Crime and Punishment (2/2) 228 copies, 11 reviews
Uncle's Dream 201 copies, 8 reviews
The Idiot (1/2) (Author) 198 copies
White Nights and Other Stories 178 copies, 4 reviews
The Idiot (2/2) (Author) 176 copies
The Crocodile (Author) 148 copies, 5 reviews
Crime et châtiment 146 copies, 2 reviews
Poor Folk / The Gambler 132 copies, 1 review
Uncle's Dream and Other Stories 112 copies, 1 review
A Nasty Story 110 copies, 1 review
The Landlady (Author) 103 copies, 2 reviews
Stories 90 copies, 4 reviews
Demons (Part 1 of 2) (Author) 88 copies
Demons (Part 2 of 2) (Author) 82 copies
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Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky Russian: 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881, sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist and journalist. Dostoevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. His most acclaimed works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). Dostoevsky's body of works consists of 12 novels, four novellas, 16 short stories, and numerous other works. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychological novelists in world literature. His 1864 novella Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature.

Born in Moscow in 1821, Dostoevsky was introduced to literature at an early age through fairy tales and legends, and through books by Russian and foreign authors. His mother died in 1837 when he was 15, and around the same time, he left school to enter the Nikolayev Military Engineering Institute. After graduating, he worked as an engineer and briefly enjoyed a lavish lifestyle, translating books to earn extra money. In the mid-1840s he wrote his first novel, Poor Folk, which gained him entry into St. Petersburg's literary circles. Arrested in 1849 for belonging to a literary group that discussed banned books critical of Tsarist Russia, he was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted at the last moment. He spent four years in a Siberian prison camp, followed by six years of compulsory military service in exile. In the following years, Dostoevsky worked as a journalist, publishing and editing several magazines of his own and later A Writer's Diary, a collection of his writings. He began to travel around western Europe and developed a gambling addiction, which led to financial hardship. For a time, he had to beg for money, but he eventually became one of the most widely read and highly regarded Russian writers.

Dostoevsky was influenced by a wide variety of philosophers and authors including Pushkin, Gogol, Augustine, Shakespeare, Dickens, Balzac, Lermontov, Hugo, Poe, Plato, Cervantes, Herzen, Kant, Belinsky, Hegel, Schiller, Solovyov, Bakunin, Sand, Hoffmann, and Mickiewicz.

His writings were widely read both within and beyond his native Russia and influenced an equally great number of later writers including Russians like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Anton Chekhov, philosophers Friedrich Nietzsche and Jean-Paul Sartre and the emergence of Existentialism and Freudianism. His books have been translated into more than 170 languages.
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