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The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky [led by Valerie]

  • Freed-Montrose Library

    4100 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX (map)

    29.735632 -95.391519

  • The Brothers Karamazov 

    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    (If you do not already have a copy of this book, consider the translation by  Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

    > View on Amazon at http://amzn.to/29vQ1MM

     Fyodor Dostoyevsky's powerful meditation on faith, meaning and morality, ... When brutal landowner Fyodor Karamazov is murdered, the lives of his sons are changed irrevocably: Mitya, the sensualist, whose bitter rivalry with his father immediately places him under suspicion for parricide; Ivan, the intellectual, whose mental tortures drive him to breakdown; the spiritual Alyosha, who tries to heal the family's rifts; and the shadowy figure of their bastard half-brother Smerdyakov. As the ensuing investigation and trial reveal the true identity of the murderer, Dostoyevsky's dark masterpiece evokes a world where the lines between innocence and corruption, good and evil, blur and everyone's faith in humanity is tested. ...

    > Discussion led by Valerie

    > Social Hour at Black Lab Pub following, about 7:45pm

    > See our current Reading List http://www.meetup.com/HoustonMontroseGreatBooks/pages/Reading_List/


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  • valerie l.

    Hey everybody! For those of you interested in the audiobook of Brothers K, please see:

    https://librivox.org/search?q=brothers%20karamazov&search_form=advanced

    You can download the file to your preferred device and listen at your leisure. The audiobooks are free and there are no checkout limits; the file is your until you delete it. The site also has many, many other titles in the public domain, so wander around the site to look for your favorites.

    Excited to lead my first discussion and have more good times!
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