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“Crime and Punishment” is an 1866 novel by Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. The narrative concerns the inner anguish of Rodion Raskolnikov, a poor ex-student in Saint Petersburg who conceives a murderous plan to steal from a notorious pawnbroker. However, after the deed is done he deteriorates into a feverish state and begins to fret obsessively. In his delirium, Rodion wanders the streets of the city unknowingly drawing attention to himself and his connection to the crime. A masterpiece that places you into the confused mind of a misguided murderer, Dostoevsky's “Crime and Punishment” is a classic of Russian literature not to be missed by any lover of fiction. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881) was a Russian novelist, essayist, short story writer, journalist, and philosopher. His literature examines human psychology during the turbulent social, spiritual and political atmosphere of 19th-century Russia, and he is considered one of the greatest psychologists in world literature. A prolific writer, Dostoevsky produced 11 novels, three novellas, 17 short stories and numerous other works. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Release: 2019-02-08
File: 605 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781473382886

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Crime and Punishment is the story of a murder committed on principle, of a killer who wishes to set himself outside and above society. It is marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experience, and yet there are moments of wild humour. This authoritative translation comes with a challenging new introduction and helpful annotation.

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Genre: Literary Collections
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2017-08-31
File: 508 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198709701

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This classic, begun as a novel concerned with the psychology of a crime and the process of guilt, surpasses itself to take on the tragic force of myth.

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Genre: Crime
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Release: 2000
File: 485 Pages
ISBN-13: 1840224304

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In this sprawling 19th-century Russian novel, a young man struggles to evade a police investigator after committing a cold-blooded murder.

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Genre: Crime
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher:
Release: 1917
File: 559 Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000030473416

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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read A desperate young man plans the perfect crime—the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old women no one loves and no one will mourn. Is it not just, he reasons, for a man of genius to commit such a crime, to transgress moral law—if it will ultimately benefit humanity? So begins one of the greatest novels ever written: a powerful psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, a fascinating detective thriller infused with philosophical, religious and social commentary. Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in a garret in the gloomy slums of St. Petersburg, carries out his grotesque scheme and plunges into a hell of persecution, madness and terror. Crime and Punishment takes the reader on a journey into the darkest recesses of the criminal and depraved mind, and exposes the soul of a man possessed by both good and evil . . . a man who cannot escape his own conscience.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Modern Library
Release: 1999-01-07
File: 656 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780679640035

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Presents a series of critical essays discussing the structure, themes, and subject matter of Dostoevsky's novel of murder and guilt.

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Genre: Electronic books
Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Release: 2009-01-01
File: 302 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781438113777

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A celebrated new translation of Dostoevsky’s masterpiece reveals the “social problems facing our own society” (Nation). Published to great acclaim and fierce controversy in 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment has left an indelible mark on global literature and on our modern world. Declared a PBS “Great American Read,” Michael Katz’s sparkling new translation gives new life to the story of Raskolnikov, an impoverished student who sees himself as extraordinary and therefore free to commit crimes—even murder—in a work that best embodies the existential dilemmas of man’s instinctual will to power. Embracing the complex linguistic blend inherent in modern literary Russian, Katz “revives the intensity Dostoevsky’s first readers experienced, and proves that Crime and Punishment still has the power to surprise and enthrall us” (Susan Reynolds). With its searing and unique portrayal of the labyrinthine universe of nineteenth-century St. Petersburg, this “rare Dostoevsky translation” (William Mills Todd III, Harvard) will captivate lovers of world literature for years to come.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
Release: 2017-11-21
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781631490347

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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader nderstand the turbulent and dynamic world of Dostoevsky?s St. Petersburg. When Raskolnikov, a young student, is driven to murder by desperate poverty and a belief in his own superiority, he is plunged into a dark hell of guilt and delirium. Set in the gloomy slums of St. Petersburg in the 1860s, this stark and gripping psychological tale describes a man?s search for redemption in the face of suffering and a society?s search for meaning in the chaos of a changing world.Shortly after returning from a decade-long exile in Siberia, Dostoevsky fled creditors only to end up living in destitution in Austria. Staying in a hotel he couldn?t afford, with barely enough money for tea, he composed this masterfully modern examination of a murderer's mind.

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Genre: Detective and mystery stories
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Prestwick House Inc
Release: 2005
File: 491 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781580493970

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Publisher:
Release: 2011-02
File: 370 Pages
ISBN-13: 1936041030

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Crime was a serious problem in Shakespeare's day, and those who broke the law were treated harshly. Vagrants and beggars were placed in the stocks or whipped out of town, while traitors and murderers were usually put to death. This book investigates the thieves, vagabonds, pickpockets, swindlers, rebels and cut-throats of Elizabethan England, and looks at how they were punished.

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Genre: Crime
Author: Kathy Elgin
Publisher: Cherrytree Books
Release: 2008-12-01
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781842345399

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