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wasoxygen  ·  1212 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: War and Peace

I appreciated the notes provided in the Pevear and Volokhonsky version of The Brothers Karamazov, which provided a lot of insight missing from my barebones Garnett paperback. P&V have attracted some criticism for succeeding more on hype than quality. For a casual reader like me, I am not sure it makes much difference.

Is yours a library copy? I wouldn't recommend reading a 1390-page book on mobile, but Project Gutenberg does offer a "read this book online" link.





user-inactivated  ·  1212 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It is a library copy. I actually have the kindle version of this translation as well, but I've never managed to get into it on the kindle. I read a lot slower on kindle, and flipping back and forth between footnotes is way more cumbersome.