Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Crime and Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Book Title
Crime and Punishment
Author
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN
9780140449136
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law. But as he embarks on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption.This vivid translation by David McDuff has been acclaimed as the most accessible version of Dostoyevsky's great novel, rendering its dialogue with a unique force and naturalism. This edition also includes a new chronology of Dostoyevsky's life and work.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Fyodor DostoyevskyPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 12/31/2002ISBN: 9780140449136Pages: 718Weight: 1.08lbsSize: 7.98h x 6.02w x 1.24dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 703 / Crime and Punishment (Unabridged)Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 40
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law. But as he embarks on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption.

This vivid translation by David McDuff has been acclaimed as the most accessible version of Dostoyevsky's great novel, rendering its dialogue with a unique force and naturalism. This edition also includes a new chronology of Dostoyevsky's life and work.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 12/31/2002
ISBN: 9780140449136
Pages: 718
Weight: 1.08lbs
Size: 7.98h x 6.02w x 1.24d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 703 / Crime and Punishment (Unabridged)
Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 40
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law. But as he embarks on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption.

This vivid translation by David McDuff has been acclaimed as the most accessible version of Dostoyevsky's great novel, rendering its dialogue with a unique force and naturalism. This edition also includes a new chronology of Dostoyevsky's life and work.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 12/31/2002
ISBN: 9780140449136
Pages: 718
Weight: 1.08lbs
Size: 7.98h x 6.02w x 1.24d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 703 / Crime and Punishment (Unabridged)
Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 40