The Russian Point of View: Virginia Woolf on Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Checkov

This essay by Virginia Woolf on Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chechov, was first written in 1925 for A Common Reader.  In this critical essay, Woolf offers her assessments of three of the most famous Russian novelists of the past; Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Anton Checkov unpicking the mastery and oddities in the detail of their writings. […]

Short Stories by Fyodor Dostoevsky – 9 Tales from the Master of Russian Literature

Well known for his epics of Russian literature, Fyodor Dostoevsky was a prolific writer, penning a collection of over 30 works. Often forgotten, his collection of short stories stand in their own right as great pieces of writing. Written throughout his turbulent life, they grapple with the similar themes of his more famous novels and […]