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Petersburg of the tsars, is determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammeled individual will. When he commits an act of murder and theft, he sets into motion a story that, for its excruciating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its depth 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 imaginations.
Dostoevsky’s drama of sin, guilt, and redemption transforms the sordid story of an old woman’s murder into the nineteenth century’s profoundest and most compelling philosophical novel. Award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky render this elusive and wildly innovative novel with an energy, suppleness, and range of voice that do full justice to the genius of its creator. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Looking for beautiful books?
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Flap copy Introduction by W. Back cover copy Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, and 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 excruciating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity punisment characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world.
The best known of Dostoevsky’s crimr, Crime And Punishment can bear any amount of rereading without losing a drop of its power over our imagination. Review quote “The best [translation of Crime and Punishment] currently available An especially faithful re-creation The original’s force and frightening immediacy is captured The Pevear and Volokhonsky translation will become the standard English version.
Dostoevsky Fyodor Mikailovich Dostoevsky’s life was as dark and dramatic as cgime great novels he wrote. He was born in Moscow in A short first novel, Poor Folk brought him instant success, but his writing career was cut short by his arrest for alleged subversion against Tsar Nicholas I in Crimd prison he was given the “silent treatment” for eight months guards even wore velvet soled boots before he was led in front a firing squad.
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Dressed in a death shroud, he faced an open grave and awaited execution, when suddenly, an order arrived commuting his sentence. He then spent four years at hard labor in a Siberian prison, where he began to suffer from epilepsy, and he returned to St.
Petersburg only a full ten years after he had left in chains. His prison experiences coupled with his conversion to a profoundly religious philosophy formed the basis for his great novels.
But it was his fortuitous marriage to Anna Snitkina, following a period of utter destitution brought about by his compulsive gambling, that gave Dostoevsky the emotional stability to complete Crime and PunishmentThe IdiotThe Possessedand The Brothers Karamazov When Dostoevsky died inhe left a legacy of masterworks that influenced the great thinkers and writers of the Western world and immortalized him as a giant among amd of world literature.
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