Birth date: May 10, 1957
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Good, but long winded like most classic Russian fiction.
If there is one lesson to be learned from this novel it is that no matter how badly things look - be it war, prison, fraud, or being a prisoner of war - as long as you are rich or have rich friends you'll be fine. Oh, and having a peerage title is kinda inherent in the rich part.Sins of the Father f...
This book. Wow. It's a monster. It's a behemoth. It's a trip into darkness, boredom, excitement, frustration. I can't say that I loved it and I don't think I can even say that I liked it, there were definitely many times where I hated it. There were just a few moments throughout this book where I re...
I actually liked the book, and it made me think about the meaning of life. A little bit of boring, but worth the time.
I found this a difficult to read, the story jumps between characters and their individual stories to the extent that I occasionally got a little lost.The story was written and set in Russia during the mid 19th century, around the same kind of time as Dickens in London. I found the comparisons in the...