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Fyodor Dostoevsky
   wrote   
Crime and Punishment
Story about the murder of a miserly pawnbroker, her younger sister, and the effects that follow.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   wrote   
The Brothers Karamazov
Dostoyevsky intended it to be the first part in an epic story titled The Life of a Great Sinner, but he died less than four months after its publication.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   lifespan was   
1821-1881
A Russian novelist and writer of fiction.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   wrote   
The Idiot
Dostoyevsky's motives for writing The Idiot stem from his desire to depict the "positively good man".
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   wrote   
Notes from the Underground
A short novel. It is considered by many to be the world's first existentialist novel. It presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a bitter, isolated, unnamed narrator (generally referred to by critics as the Underground Man) who is a retired civil servant living in St. Petersburg.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   wrote   
The Gambler
The novella reflects Dostoevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than one the inspiration for the book: Dostoevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline so he could pay off gambling debts.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   wrote   
The Devils
There are at least three popular translations: The Possessed, The Devils, and Demons.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   created the character   
Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov
Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   created the character   
Stepan Verhovensky
The Possessed, 1872
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   created the character   
Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov, 1880
Roulettenburg
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Modeled after the German spa town of Baden-Baden, from "The Gambler", 1866
Schlangenberg
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Mountain peak near the town of Roulettenberg, from "The Gambler"
Skotoprigonyevsk
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Town of Karamazov's home, from "The Brothers Karamazov", English translation, 1912
Monastery
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Spiritual retreat of Alyosha Karamazov and the saintly Father Zossima, from "The Brothers Karamazov"
Stolyarny Lane
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Street where the main character lives, from "Crime and Punishment", first English translation, 1886
Dr. Schneider's Institute
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
"The Idiot", English translation, 1887
Makar's Apartment
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
From "Poor Folk", English translation, 1887
Skvoreshniki
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Summer estate of Mrs Stavrogin, from "The Possessed", English translation, 1913
Ustyevo
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Small village in "The Possessed"
Yefimyev Mother of God Monastery
   was created by   
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Site of the cell of Bishop Tikhon in "The Possessed"
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   created the character   
Father Zossima
The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   is buried in   
Tikhvin Cemetery, St Petersburg, Russia
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