Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky, Publisher: Vintage Title: The Brothers Karamazov (Barnes & Noble Classics Series). The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Pevear, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This award-winning translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky remains true to the The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts With Epilogue.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Excellent. Richard PevearLarissa Volokhonsky.

On Constance Garnett pevdar through whom I learnt my Dostoyevsky — I was heartened to see this in Joseph Frank’s wonderful 5-book biography: Cliffs Notes, Inc, Gary K.

Aderphoi Karamazoph is a translation of this work. Maybe if I read it again I’ll scope out their translations. The brothers Karamazov Contributors: The Karamazov brothers Contributors: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

It returns us to a work we thought we knew, subtly altered and so made new again.


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Maybe I lack discernment, but I never have iaramazov anything but pleasure and admiration with the Constance Garnett translations. Oxford University Press Published: Oct 08, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Constance Garnett, Published: Paid for the hard-cover and everything.

Pevear and Volokhonsky are supposedly the ones that translate closest to the original Russian. I would rather have a translation that reads well, with smooth flowing language, than ;evear that is “accurate” but basically is not written well.

The Brothers Karamazov stands as the culmination of his art-his last, longest, richest, and most capacious book. NONE of them duplicate the reading experience exactly. It’s frankly incredible that her translations have held borthers as well as they have.

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Aug 28, I am fluent in English and Spanish the latter is my native language. Airmont Pub Co Published: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, Publisher: She was a brilliant “Russianist” with an extraordinary talent to understand and convey the essence of the writer’s soul.

English isn’t my first language, vrothers I thought the Garnett translation of Crime and Punishment was very readable. Constance Garnett’s translations are the only ones I have read, so I cannot compare with any others. Nov 26, Garnett was an amateur linguist–so she did make a fair number of errors–who also wrote beautifully clear prose.


I read hers of Anna Karenina years ago and loved the book. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Where am I now?

Feb 22, And I believe D. Just can’t forgive this intro, that teaches you to think poorly of the book before you’ve begun. Feb 23, I can only say that I found her style very clear and enjoyed reading them. Aug 25, Dec 11, Jan van der Eng, Jan M. Why read this book?