Fyodor Dostoyevsky: A Writer's Life

Geir Kjetssa, Author, Geir Kjetsaa, Author, Siri Hustvedt, Translator Ballantine Books $19 (448p) ISBN 978-0-449-90334-6
Turning to the novelist's neglected Diary of a Writer , Kjetsaa highlights Dostoyevsky's humanism and commitment to social justice and children's rights. ``This compact, highly readable biography offers fresh, controversial perspectives on many aspects of Dostoyevsky's life and work,'' noted PW. Photos. (Jan.)
Reviewed on: 01/01/1989
Release date: 01/01/1989
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