Crime and Punishment (100 Copy Limited Edition)

byFyodor Dostoyevsky

Hardcover | November 13, 2018

Crime and Punishment (100 Copy Limited Edition) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Crime and Punishment follows the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-student in St. Petersburg who formulates and executes a plan to kill an unscrupulous pawnbroker for her cash. Raskolnikov, in attempts to defend his actions, argues that with the pawnbroker's money he can perform good deeds to counterbalance the crime, while ridding the world of a vermin. He also commits the murder to test a theory of his that dictates some people are naturally capable of such actions, and even have the right to perform them.

Several times throughout the novel, Raskolnikov compares himself with Napoleon Bonaparte and shares his belief that murder is permissible in pursuit of a higher purpose. Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th century Russia. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychologists in world literature.

This cloth-bound book includes a Victorian inspired dust-jacket, and is limited to 100 copies.

Title:Crime and Punishment (100 Copy Limited Edition)Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:472 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.19 inShipping dimensions:472 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.19 inPublished:November 13, 2018Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177226542X

ISBN - 13:9781772265422

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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