Letters from the Underworld
Publish date: January 21st 1976
Publisher: Dutton Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, Russian Literature
Honestly, I'm not really all that sure where to start with this story. I noticed that when I read it before I made a comment on how it can be pretty difficult to follow, but that is understandable considering it is written from the point of view of a man (which doesn't have a name by the way) lookin...
This one missed the mark for me. I think my lack of enjoyment for this book stems in part from the fact that I am reading it now, in my late 30s, rather than when I was younger. I've reached a point in my life where irredeemable (and in this case hyperconscious) characters hold little to no appeal f...
The first part of this book is filled with plenty of insights but in my opinion it was a bit tiring. The second part of the book however was everything you would expect from Dostoyevsky and was really great.
Everyone in this work is dispiritingly familiar, the unreliable narrator especially so. He is despicable, but arouses intense sympathy!
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