Notes from Underground
Publish date: November 1st 2007
Publisher: Filiquarian Publishing, LLC.
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, Russian Literature
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!
Deeply depressing, obscurely philosophical, with a horrendously broken protagonist... yep, that's Fyodor.