Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes

… would not one tiny crime be wiped out by thousands of good deeds?

 
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Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881, Russian Writer, Crime and Punishment

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Fyodor Dostoevsky
Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Born: November 11, 1821
  • Died: February 9, 1881
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Profession: Novelist

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. His most acclaimed works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872) and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). Dostoevsky's oeuvre consists of 11 novels, three novellas, 17 short stories and numerous other works. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychologists in world literature. His 1864 novella Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature.