"Humiliated and Insulted" is a novel by F.M. Dostoevsky, published in 1861. Ivan is a young man who wants to become a writer, but a poor life makes his position very difficult, and literary activity does not bring income. Ivan is in love with Natasha, the girl with whom he was brought up in the family of the Ikhmenev. But Natasha's heart belongs to Alexei, the son of Prince Valkovsky.