Crime and Punishment: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Crime and Punishment: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Book Title
Crime and Punishment: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Author
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN
9780143107637
"A truly great translation . . . This English version . . . really is better." --A. N. Wilson, The Spectator. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American ReadThis acclaimed new translation of Dostoyevsky's "psychological record of a crime" gives his dark masterpiece of murder and pursuit a renewed vitality, expressing its jagged, staccato urgency and fevered atmosphere as never before. Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders alone through the slums of St. Petersburg, deliriously imagining himself above society's laws. But when he commits a random murder, only suffering ensues. Embarking on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Fyodor DostoyevskyPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 07/14/2015ISBN: 9780143107637Pages: 608Weight: 1.40lbsSize: 8.40h x 5.60w x 1.70dReview Citations: Entertainment Weekly 11/20/2015 pg. 116Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 703 / Crime and Punishment (Unabridged)Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 40
"A truly great translation . . . This English version . . . really is better." --A. N. Wilson, The Spectator. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

This acclaimed new translation of Dostoyevsky's "psychological record of a crime" gives his dark masterpiece of murder and pursuit a renewed vitality, expressing its jagged, staccato urgency and fevered atmosphere as never before. Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders alone through the slums of St. Petersburg, deliriously imagining himself above society's laws. But when he commits a random murder, only suffering ensues. Embarking on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 07/14/2015
ISBN: 9780143107637
Pages: 608
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.60w x 1.70d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 11/20/2015 pg. 116

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 703 / Crime and Punishment (Unabridged)
Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 40
"A truly great translation . . . This English version . . . really is better." --A. N. Wilson, The Spectator. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

This acclaimed new translation of Dostoyevsky's "psychological record of a crime" gives his dark masterpiece of murder and pursuit a renewed vitality, expressing its jagged, staccato urgency and fevered atmosphere as never before. Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders alone through the slums of St. Petersburg, deliriously imagining himself above society's laws. But when he commits a random murder, only suffering ensues. Embarking on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 07/14/2015
ISBN: 9780143107637
Pages: 608
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.60w x 1.70d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 11/20/2015 pg. 116

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 703 / Crime and Punishment (Unabridged)
Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 40