58% done with The Brothers Karamazov

Book 8 is a lot of fun to read. The whole section is plot driven and reads like a good crime novel but the preceding chapters give it a literary frame of morality and deeper characterization.

I still don’t trust Grushenka, however, she has been used for so long that I would be a jerk to dismiss her uncertainty with Dmitri – she’s always sending him away them calling him back.

She’s a great character.