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 Karamazov readalong. Her timing is …

The Karamazov Readalong

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 classic novel can feel somewhat daunting. How on earth does one find the time to get through a book which is 2inches thick and nearly 1000 pages long? This year I have realised that there are two motivations that help me with this problem: the arrival of an author’s significant anniversary; and reading little and often.

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