Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Paperback)

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky By Constance Garnett (Translator), Fyodor Dostoyevsky Cover Image
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A True Classic. A Masterpiece. A Must-Read. One of the milestones of the written world. One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature, Crime and Punishment catapulted Dostoyevsky to the forefront of Russian writers and into the ranks of the world's greatest novelists. Drawing upon experiences from his own prison days, the author recounts in feverish, compelling tones the story of Raskolnikov, an impoverished student tormented by his own nihilism, and the struggle between good and evil. Believing that he is above the law, and convinced that humanitarian ends justify vile means, he brutally murders an old woman - a pawnbroker whom he regards as "stupid, ailing, greedy...good for nothing." Overwhelmed afterwards by feelings of guilt and terror, Raskolnikov confesses to the crime and goes to prison. There he realizes that happiness and redemption can only be achieved through suffering. Infused with forceful religious, social, and philosophical elements, the novel was an immediate success.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798522692575
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: June 18th, 2021
Pages: 98
Language: English

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