The Brithers Karamazov

The Brithers Karamazov (Roushie: Бра́тья Карама́зовы, Brat'ya Karamazovy, pronounced [ˈbratʲjə kərɐˈmazəvɨ]), an aa translatit as The Karamazov Brithers, is the final novelle bi the Roushie author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dostoyevsky spent nearly twa years writin The Brithers Karamazov, which wis published as a serial in The Roushie Messenger frae Januar 1879 tae November 1880. The author died less nor fower months efter its publication.

The Brithers Karamazov
Dostoevsky-Brothers Karamazov.jpg
The first page o the first edeetion o The Brithers Karamazov
AuthorFyodor Dostoyevsky
Oreeginal teetleБратья Карамазовы (Brat'ya Karamazovy)
GenreFilosofical Novelle
PublisherThe Roushie Messenger (as serial)
Publication date
1879–1880; separate edeetion 1880
Precedit biA Gentle Creatur
Follaed biA Writer's Diary

The Brithers Karamazov is a passionate filosofical novelle set in 19t century Roushie, that enters deeply intae the ethical debates o God, free will, an morality. It is a spiritual drama o moral struggles concernin faith, doubt, judgement, an raison, set against a modrenisin Roushie, wi a plot which revolves aroond the subject o patricide. Dostoyevsky componed much o the novelle in Staraya Russa, which inspired the main settin.[1] Syne its publication, it haes been acclaimed as ane o the supreme achievements in warld leeteratur.


  1. Piretto, Gian Piero (1986). "Staraia Russa and Petersburg; Provincial Realities and Metropolitan Reminiscences in The Brothers Karamazov". Dostoevsky Studies. 7.