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Prostitute? What the heck? I didn't think Sonia was a prostitute; I thought it was just a vicious rumor about her. —D Simon
: No, she's definitely a prostitute. Marmeladov says so near the beginning.
Also, I'm going to go ahead and edit the article to say this is his most famous novel, since I think most people have heard about Crime And Punishment
more than The Brothers Karamazov
: I don't think this is a Bittersweet Ending
, but more of a Earn Your Happy Ending
. The epilogue is decidedly upbeat for Raskolnikov's future.