Crime And Punishment Novel
Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is one of the world's first psychological thrillers. A mesmerizing detective story with an intriguing and multifarious central character, Crime and Punishment/i> hinges on the ethical dilemmas and angst of the student Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov who plans and implements the murder of a ruthless...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2008
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...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2003
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Dostoyevsky's penetrating study of a man for whom the distinction between right and wrong disappears, and a riveting portrait of guilt and retribution. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology...
Publisher : Pocket Books
published : 2004
A remarkable masterpiece of Dostoevsky in the world of Russian?s fiction. It captivates the crime and psychological tensions of life. It is a tragic tale of a protagonist Raskolnikov, who puts his philosophical theories to the trial of murder eventually. He is incapable to understand the feelings of love and commiseration because he regards himself...
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
published : 2009
With the same suppleness, energy, and range of voices that won their translation of The Brothers Karamazov the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize, Pevear and Volokhonsky offer a brilliant translation of Dostoevsky's classic novel that presents a clear insight into this astounding psychological thriller. "The best (translation) currently available"--Washington...
Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
published : 2012
Crime and Punishment is one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century. It 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 in penal servitude, and yet contains moments of wild humour. This new edition of the authoritative...
Publisher : OUP Oxford
published : 1998
Translated by Constance Garnett. Crime and Punishment is a novel written by Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. First published in a journal named The Russian Messenger, it appeared in twelve monthly installments in 1866, and was later published as a novel. Along with Leo Tolstoy''s War and Peace, the novel is considered one of the best-known...
Publisher : MobileReference.com
published : 2008
Dostoyevsky's classic novel 'Crime and Punishment' has been enjoyed around the world for over 140 years.Now you can read this magnificent tale, which follows the story of Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov, a student from St. Petersburg, who struggles with the moral dilemma of his plan to kill a pawnbroker for her money - does ridding the world...
Publisher : Andrews UK
published : 2012
Crime and PunishmentDostoyevsky?s epic masterpiece, unabridged, with an afterword by Robin Feuer Miller One of the world?s greatest novels, Crime and Punishment is the story of a murder and its consequences?an unparalleled tale of suspense set in the midst of nineteenth-century Russia?s troubled transition to the modern age. In the slums of czarist St. Petersburg...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 2006