Fyodor Dostoyevsky is one of the greats in literature.
Friedrich Nietzsche has said that Dostoyevsky was 'the only psychologist from whom I had something to learn'.
He was born on November 11, 1821 in Moscow, Russia and died on February 09, 1881 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dostoyevsky's most critically acclaimed works are The Brothers Karamazov, The Devils and Crime and Punishment
He was arrested and sentenced to death for his allegiance to a literary group who promoted books that were critical of the Tzarist regime.
This sentence was commuted at the last minute.
He did spent four years in a prison camp and six years in compulsory military service for his crime.
Book Review:Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Crime and PunishmentRaskolnikov plans the perfect crime.
Perfect, because it is just and proper for him to rid the world of a despicable loan shark in order to further good works.
He has no idea that his undertaking will backfire in the most unexpected way. Guilt and remorse are tearing him apart and his pursuer is not far behind him.
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