Crime And Punishment (Modern Library)
Crime And Punishment (Modern Library)
Crime And Punishment (Modern Library)
Modern Library

Crime And Punishment (Modern Library)

  • Publish Date: 1994-08-30
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky;Constance Black Garnett

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Nominated as one of Americas best-loved novels by PBSsThe Great American Read

A desperate young man plans the perfect crimethe 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 lawif 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 Punishmenttakes 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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