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20443441 No.20443441 [Reply] [Original]

I'm skipping Demons so I can read this. What am I in for, is it a slow burn or is it good right away?

>> No.20443447

but demons is good, anon

>> No.20443456

That's what I hear but I'm a slow reader and I've been meaning to read the brothers karamazov for years

>> No.20443466

>What am I in for
Stop fucking asking this, you dumb shits.
Worse than the “what did I think of it?” Pat meme phrase

>> No.20443468

It's slow, but very cozy. It's also like C&P, The Idiot, and Demons, rolled into one.

The Rebellion and Grand Inquisitor chapters are crazy intense, though.

>> No.20444329

Not him but which translation should I check out? I like the Penguin cover

>> No.20444483

Probably by richard and larissa. I heard they’re the best translation for TBK. So I’m also guessing for Demons and other works

>> No.20444492

This or Avsey or McDuff

>> No.20445015

>What am I in for, is it a slow burn or is it good right away?
Just read it, you idiot.

>> No.20445284

This. It is tied with brothers karamazov as my favorite dosto.

>> No.20445353

Demons is better and it’s obviously a slow burn as all 19th Century works are by today’s standards but it’s a satisfying and deep work

>> No.20445356

It is fantastic all the way through

>> No.20445432

Read Demons first.

>> No.20445489

>skipping Demons
ishygddt ngmitbh

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