Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Notes from Underground

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Dostoyevsky with Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)

fiction classics literary reflective slow-paced

136 pages | first published 1864

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Dostoevsky’s most revolutionary novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each century embodied. One of the most remarkable characters in literature, th...
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Moods

reflective 80%
dark 77%
challenging 57%
sad 29%
tense 29%
emotional 22%
funny 16%
mysterious 9%
informative 2%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 35%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 7% | N/A: 3% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 39% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 64% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | N/A: 7% | It's complicated: 4% | Yes: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3%

Average rating

3.96