I know it's sacrilege but I might still like C&P better. I'm not sure however. I can't make up my mind. This has everything about Dostoevsky that I love and the themes are expressed in greater detail than ever before. It is a remarkable book, but I still think that there's something about C&P that isn't here. I can't put my finger on it. Karamazov has great moments (I still think the story of the Grand Inquisitor is the best part, but then I read it first) but it's so long. I just wonder if those 10-15 page trial speeches were really necessary. I re-read this and it sounds like I'm coming down on it. I don't mean it to sound that way. It's still amazing and I'm sure I'd have to read it four more times to really fully appreciate it in its complexity.