Crime and Punishment (Bantam Classics)


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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 study, a terrifying murder mystery, a fascinating detective thriller infused with philosophical, religious and social commentary. Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in a garret in the gloomy slums of St. Petersburg, carries out his grotesque scheme and plunges into a hell of persecution, madness and terror. "Crime And Punishment" takes the reader on a journey into the darkest recesses of the criminal and depraved mind, and exposes the soul of a man possessed by both good and evil ... a man who cannot escape his own conscience.

Title: Crime and Punishment (Bantam Classics)

Author Name: Fyodor Dostoevsky (Author), Constance Garnett (Translator), Joseph Frank (Introduction)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Bantam Classics: 1984

ISBN Number: 0553211757

ISBN Number 13: 9780553211757

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 114862

Description: New. May have slight shelfwear from storage. Crime and Punishment (Bantam Classics) By Fyodor Dostoevsky (Author), Constance Garnett (Translator), Joseph Frank (Introduction) Product Details Mass Market Paperback: 576 pages Publisher: Bantam Classics; Reissue edition (July 1, 1984) Language: English ISBN-10: 0553211757 ISBN-13: 9780553211757 Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.9 x 6.9 inches

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