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