The final masterpiece from the celebrated author of Crime and Punishment and The Idiot...
This extraordinary novel, Dostoyevskys last and greatest work, tells the dramatic story of four brothersDmitri, pleasure-seeking, impatient, unruly . . . Ivan, brilliant and morose . . . Alyosha, gentle, loving, honest . . . and the illegitimate Smerdyakov, sly, silent, cruel. Driven by intense passion, they become involved in the brutal murder of their own father, one of the most loathsome characters in all literature. Featuring the famous chapter, "The Grand Inquisitor," Dostoyevskys final masterpiece is at once a complex character study, a riveting murder mystery, and a fascinating examination of mans morality and the question of Gods existence.
Translated by Constance Garnett
Edited and with a Foreword by Manuel Komroff
and an Afterword by Sara Paretsky