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Crime and punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, [1950]
Series: Modern Library, 199
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
OCLC Number: 29823947
Description: [16], 492 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library, 199
Other Titles: Prestuplenie i nakazanie.
Responsibility: translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett ; with an introd. by Ernest J. Simmons.

Abstract:

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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