“As I begin the life-chronicle of my hero, Aleksey Fyodorovich Karamazov, I find myself in something of a quandary.”
translator: David McDuff (Penguin Books 1993)
“Starting out on the biography of my hero, Alexei Fyodorovich Karamazov, I find myself in some perplexity.”
translators: P/V (Vintage, 1992)
(and for some awful reason, the Vintage edition has the epigram and dedication on the copyright page – cheapo!)
For an interesting take on the whole translation hype, have a look here.