J. M. Coetzee, The Master of Petersburg

The Master of Petersburg by J.M. Coetzee My rating: 5 of 5 stars Coetzee's Dostoevsky novel. I wonder, in a sense, why Coetzee attempted it: he well knows Dostoevsky is larger than he is. There is a quality in Dostoevsky that is beyond Coetzee: call it "high spirits." Coetzee is Ivan, to the letter, but … Continue reading J. M. Coetzee, The Master of Petersburg