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Herzenstube in The Brothers Karamazov

By Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Herzenstube is a mild-mannered, well-loved doctor who has been a fixture in the town for many years. At the trial he tells the story of how he took pity on Dmitri when he was a young, starving child, offering him some nuts. When Dmitri returned to the town as an adult, he thanked the doctor for this act of kindness.

Herzenstube in The Brothers Karamazov Study Group

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