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The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Бра́тья Карама́зовы, Brat'ya Karamazovy, pronounced [ˈbratʲjə kərɐˈmazəvɨ]), sometimes also translated as The Karamazov Brothers, is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dostoyevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov, which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger and completed in November 1880. The author died less than four months after its publication. The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel set in 19th century Russia, that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God, free will, and morality. Context and background[edit] Optina Monastery, one of the few remaining such monasteries at the time, served as a spiritual center for Russia in the 19th century and inspired many aspects of The Brothers Karamazov. The death of his son brought Dostoevsky to the Optina Monastery later that year. Structure[edit] Dostoyevsky's notes for Chapter 5 of The Brothers Karamazov Translations[edit] Footnotes

Fantastic scifi graphic novels (that will get you hooked for life) Holy crap! An article on the internet I agree with wholeheartedly! I would add... 100% by Paul Pope- Probably a stronger piece than Heavy Liquid, in all honesty. The Adventures of Luther Arkwright/Heart of Empire by Bryan Talbot- One for Moorcock fans, this. Skreemer by Pete Milligan and Brett Ewins- Scarface meets Once Upon a Time in America in post apoclyptic New York. Smoke by Alex de Campi and Igor Kordey- Near future political action thriller starring a seven foot tall albino assassin and a gang of obese terrorists. I could go on all day, but I figure these ones fit quite nicely with the previous recommendations.

Top 15 Science Fiction Book Series Books Nothing is better than finishing a brilliant science fiction novel knowing that it is only the first in a series. Some of the greatest minds in sci-fi have used the series format to create complex and thrilling universes for their story characters to exist in, while others have created dystopian (and utopian) future environments on earth. This list takes the best of the science fiction series genre and attempts to rank them – a difficult (and obviously subjective) task. For your reading pleasure, here are the 15 greatest science fiction book series. Vorkosigan Saga Lois McMaster Bujold The bulk of the Vorkosigan Saga concerns Miles Vorkosigan, a disabled aristocrat from the planet Barrayar whose entire life is a challenge to the prejudices of his native planet against “mutants”. Wikipedia | Amazon The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolfe Wikipedia | Amazon Hyperion Cantos Dan Simmons Simmons’ Cantos is one of the most well known science fiction series of the last two decades. Wikipedia | Amazon

4 Hour Body The Stars My Destination The Stars My Destination is a science fiction novel by Alfred Bester. Originally serialized in Galaxy magazine in four parts beginning with the October 1956 issue,[1] it first appeared in book form in the United Kingdom as Tiger! Tiger! – after William Blake's poem "The Tyger", the first verse of which is printed as the first page of the novel[2] – and the book remains widely known under that title in markets where this edition was circulated. A working title for the novel was Hell's My Destination,[3] and it was also associated with the name The Burning Spear. Background and influences[edit] The Stars My Destination anticipated many of the staples of the later cyberpunk movement, for instance the megacorporations as powerful as governments, a dark overall vision of the future and the cybernetic enhancement of the body. Terminology and allusions[edit] The title "The Stars My Destination" appears in a quatrain quoted by Foyle twice during the book. Gully Foyle is my name Plot[edit]