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Crime and punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Sidney Monds
Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, 1980.
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: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Sidney Monds
ISBN: 0451527232 9780451527233
OCLC Number: 658067830
Description: 544 p.
Other Titles: Prestuplenie i nakazanie.
Responsibility: Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; translated, with an afterword, by Sidney Monds.

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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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