the brothers karamazov

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The Brothers Karamazov [(kar-uh-mah-zawf) (1879–1880)]

A novel by Feodor Dostoevsky, known for its deep ethical and psychological treatment of its characters. The plot concerns the trial of one of four brothers for the murder of his father.

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