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Crime and punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett
Publisher: Toronto ; London : Bantam, 1958
Series: A Bantam classic
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raskolnikov commits murder. He then must deal both with the police, and his own guilty conscience. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett
ISBN: 0553210386 9780553210385
OCLC Number: 16556012
Language Note: Translation of: Prestuplenie i nakazanie.
Notes: Translation of: Prestuplenie i nakazanie.
Description: 472 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: A Bantam classic
Other Titles: Prestuplenie i nakazanie.
Responsibility: by Fyodor Dostoevsky ; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett.

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Raskolnikov commits murder. He then must deal both with the police, and his own guilty conscience. 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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