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Crime and punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett; Ernest J Simmons
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books a division of Random House, [1950] ©1950
Series: Vintage Russian library, V-721.
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Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excrutiating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity of characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world. The best known of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.
Crime and punishment.
New York, Vintage Books [©1950]
(OCoLC)607758092
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett; Ernest J Simmons
OCLC Number: 1162780
Description: [14], 492 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Vintage Russian library, V-721.
Responsibility: Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett ; with an introduction by Ernest J. Simmons.

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Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excrutiating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity of characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world. The best known of Dostoevsky's masterpieces, Crime and Punishment can bear any amount of rereading without losing a drop of its power over our imagination.

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