November 11 is the birthday of one of the most famous Russian writers Fyodor Dostoevsky. His life was not easy, he faced the early loss of his mother, incurable illness, arrest, trial, hard labor, poverty. Fame and recognition came to him, but his talent was truly appreciated after his death.
Now his name is one of the cultural symbols of Russia and the moral experiences of the heroes from his books are close to the modern people.
You can find some of his works translated into the Malay language:
“Crime and Punishment” – “Balasan Dosa” (translated by Mokhtar Ahmad from English)
“The Idiot” – “Si Tolol” (retelling by Nordin Hassan dan Siti Hawa Sudin)
And a translation of the piece of “The Idiot” by Professor Dr. Victor Pogadaev in the Anthology of the Russian Classics “The Golden Rose” (“Mawar Emas” Bunga Rampai Sastera Rusia)
Have you read any of the novels by Fyodor Dostoevsky?