Such a different style to 'The Brothers Karamazov' - not so much passion, variety of characters, etc. - yet it has much depth. Presents a terrific picture of life in prison under the Zsar. A provocative book.
Reading this it should be remembered that it is more like a theme than a story. Dostoyevsky himself experienced prison life which I think makes this fairly trustworthy. Not his best but overall an interesting insight to the relationships of inmates in 19th century Siberia....Continua