Crime and punishment Paperback Signet classics English By (author) Fyodor Dostoyevsky

UGX 72,000

Format Paperback | 560 pages
Dimensions 105 x 172 x 32.51mm | 258.55g
Publication date 07 Mar 2006
Publisher Penguin Putnam Inc
Imprint Signet Classics
Publication City/Country New York, United States
Language English
Edition Statement Reissue

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Dostoyevsky’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 lives young Raskolnikov, a sensitive, intellectual student. The poverty he has always known drives him to believe that he is exempt from moral law. But when he puts this belief to the test, he suffers unbearably. Crime and punishment, the novel reminds us, grow from the same seed.

“No other novelist,” wrote Irving Howe of Dostoyevsky, “has dramatized so powerfully the values and dangers, the uses and corruptions of systematized thought.” And Friedrich Nietzsche called him “the only psychologist I have anything to learn from.”

With an Introduction by Leonard J. Stanton and James D. Hardy Jr.
and an Afterword by Robin Feuer Miller


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