Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Dostoevski is not a great writer, but a rather mediocre onewith flashes of excellent humor, but, alas, with wastelands of literary platitudes in between.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. "Fyodor Dostoevski," Lectures on Russian Literature (1981).
"From the point of view of enduring art and individual genius."