The book description for the previously published “Dostoevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865” is not yet available.
". . . a narrative of such compelling precision, thoroughness and insight as to give the reader a sense not just of acquaintanceship, but of complete identification with Dostoevsky, of looking through his eyes and understanding with his mind."—Helen Muchnic, Boston Globe
"This is unquestionably the best account we have of Dostoevsky in his time."—Donald Fanger, The New Republic
". . . will rightly be considered one of the finest achievements of American literary scholarship."—René Wellek, Washington Post