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Crime and punishment.

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Sidney Monas
Publisher: New York, New American Library [1968]
Series: A Signet Classic, CT362
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
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Sidney Monas
OCLC Number: 3232573
Notes: Translation of Prestuplenie i nakazanie (romanized form).
Description: 543 pages map 18 cm.
Series Title: A Signet Classic, CT362
Responsibility: Translated, with an afterword, by Sidney Monas.

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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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