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  • Volokhonsky's and Pevear's translation brings to the surface all of Dostoevsky's subtle linguistic and nationalist humour, and the copious notes are indispensable for making one's way through the thicket of 19th-century Russian politics

    Kirkus Reviews
  • An outstanding achievement

    John Bayley
  • As close to Dostoevsky's Russian as is possible in English

    Chicago Tribune
  • Required reading for anyone who wants to understand the mind of the terrorist

    Sunday Times
  • Marvellous...fluid and well-paced translation


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