Wednesday, May 22, 2013

'I am a sick man... I am a spiteful man. I am an unpleasant man.'

It was evident, from only one glance at Dostoevsky, that he was a terribly nervous and impressionable person. He was slender, short, fair-haired, with a sickly complexion; his small gray eyes darted somewhat uneasily from object to object, and his colorless lips were nervously contorted.

Dostoevsky: The Seeds of Revolt, 1821-1849, Joseph Frank