The Brothers Karamazov, which is also translated as The Karamazov Brothers, is a world literature & fiction noveld. The Russian novel is the final book written by Russian literature & fiction iconic author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Fyodor Dostoyevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov, and he died less than four months after it was published. The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical regional & cultural novel set in 19th century Russia that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God, free will, and morality. The novel touches on history & criticism, however it is a spiritual drama of moral struggles concerning faith, doubt, judgement, and reason, set against a modernizing Russia, with a plot which revolves around the subject of patricide. The Brothers Karamazov has been acclaimed as one of the supreme achievements in world literature, and in literature & fiction in general. Initially The Brothers Karamazov was a Russian regional & cultural best selling book, however the novel has gone on to achieve world wide acclaim.