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Crime and Punishment (Paperback): Fyodor Dostoevsky

Crime and Punishment (Paperback)

Fyodor Dostoevsky; Translated by Nicolas Pasternak Slater; Edited by Sarah J Young

Series: Oxford World's Classics

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'One death, in exchange for thousands of lives - it's simple arithmetic!' A new translation of Dostoevsky's epic masterpiece, Crime and Punishment (1866). The impoverished student Raskolnikov decides to free himself from debt by killing an old moneylender, an act he sees as elevating himself above conventional morality. Like Napoleon he will assert his will and his crime will be justified by its elimination of 'vermin' for the sake of the greater good. But Raskolnikov is torn apart by fear, guilt, and a growing conscience under the influence of his love for Sonya. Meanwhile the police detective Porfiry is on his trail. It is a powerfully psychological novel, in which the St Petersburg setting, Dostoevsky's own circumstances, and contemporary social problems all play their part.

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Imprint: Oxford UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Oxford World's Classics
Release date: February 2019
Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translators: Nicolas Pasternak Slater
Editors: Sarah J Young
Dimensions: 196 x 144 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-870971-8
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > General
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > General
Books > Fiction > Special features > Classic fiction
LSN: 0-19-870971-4
Barcode: 9780198709718

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