Crime and Punishment: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By | October 29, 2017
Crime and Punishment: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Author Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN-10 0143107631
ISBN-13 9780143107637
Year 2015-07-14
Pages 608
Language English
Publisher Penguin Classics
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A truly great translation This English version really is better A N Wilson The SpectatorThis acclaimed new translation of Dostoyevskys 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 societys 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 500titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators

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