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Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett
Publisher: New York : Grolier, [1968?]
Series: World's great classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mired in poverty, the student Raskolnikov nevertheless thinks well of himself. Of his pawnbroker he takes a different view, and in deciding to do away with her he sets in motion his own tragic downfall. Dostoyevsky's penetrating novel of an intellectual whose moral compass goes haywire, and the detective who hunts him down for his terrible crime, is a stunning psychological portrait, a thriller and a profound  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Constance Garnett
OCLC Number: 4009380
Description: ix, 754 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: World's great classics.
Responsibility: translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett ; with a critical and biographical profile of the author by Janko Lavrin.

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Mired in poverty, the student Raskolnikov nevertheless thinks well of himself. Of his pawnbroker he takes a different view, and in deciding to do away with her he sets in motion his own tragic downfall. Dostoyevsky's penetrating novel of an intellectual whose moral compass goes haywire, and the detective who hunts him down for his terrible crime, is a stunning psychological portrait, a thriller and a profound meditation on guilt and retribution.

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