30 October 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fyodor Dostoevsky. It is the perfect time to read what some describe as his greatest work, The Brothers Karamazov. You are invited to join me and my friends Becky and Elisabeth on a wonderful reading adventure! We’ll be reading a chapter a day starting on 27 July 2021, and finishing on Dostoevsky’s birthday. You can learn more by browsing the posts on this page. You can also find a link to a downloadable reading schedule at the end of the page.

The #KaramazovReadalong – Nearly Time To Get Reading!

“Everything is like an ocean, everything flows and intermingles, you have only to touch it in one place and it will reverberate in another part of the world.”  ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Karamazov Brothers (tr Avsey) When I launched the #KaramazovReadlong a few weeks ago with my dear friends Becky and Elisabeth, the start date of 27…

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The Karamazov Readalong

Following the announcement of the #KaramazovReadlong, starting on 27 July, Elisabeth has published this wonderfully insightful post with plenty of information on Dostoevsky and our reading journey to come. Thank you Elisabeth! 😀 As you may have seen already, my friend Liz Humphreys from the blog Leaping Life is going to host a The Brothers…

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Announcing The Brothers Karamazov Readalong #Karamazovreadalong

“Love is such a priceless treasure that you can purchase the whole world with it, and redeem not only your own but other people’s sins too. Go now, and have no fear.” Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Karamazov Brothers* (tr Avsey) In these days of soundbites and short social media posts, the thought of reading a weighty…

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