• "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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