Nine links that will help you finish The Brothers Karamazov

If you find yourself in perplexity, go to the master post for the read-along schedule.

Today’s the day: start reading!

If you’re on the fence, or intimidated, take heart. I’ve read Dostoyevsky’s other major works (and a few minor ones), and relatively speaking, at least in Part I, The Brothers Karamazov has a manageable number of characters, is very plot driven, and is pretty light on philosophical debates. I expect that to change at some point, but so far, it’s not too hard to follow. As you’ll see, Part I is actually very juicy! I can’t wait to talk about it next week.

That said, there are a ton of online resources to help you get started. If you’ve found some others, please drop them in the comments.

Character lists

If you use one online resource, make it a character list, especially if you aren’t familiar with Russian nicknames and naming conventions!

Tips and tricks

Encouraging posts from bloggers and ‘tubers.

Lecture series and read-alongs

On the more detailed and scholarly side. I didn’t include blog-based read-alongs here as I plan to get to them later!

Now, get reading! I’ll post about Part I on Monday August 8.

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  1. Pingback: The Brothers Karamazov: A Superfluous Read-along | Reading in Bed

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