Easy Excerpt: Dostoyevsky on the Age of Isolation

The following is an excerpt from The Brothers Karamazov by Fyoder Dostoyevsky, one of Dorothy Day’s favorite novels. The excerpt is taken from Book VI: “The Russian Monk”, Chapter II: “The Duel”, in which Father Zossima gives recollections of his youth before he became a monk. “What then, you don’t believe it,” he said. “You … Continue reading Easy Excerpt: Dostoyevsky on the Age of Isolation