Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

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A desperate young man plans the perfect crime-the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old woman 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, and 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 listener 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.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 135 x 190 x 15mm | 74g
  • Old Saybrook, CT, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1400166039
  • 9781400166039
  • 1,380,436

About Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) was a Russian author whose best-known works include"Notes from the Underground," "Crime and Punishment," "The Idiot," and "The Brothers Karamazov."
Reader of over four hundred audiobooks, Dick Hill has won three coveted Audie Awards and been nominated numerous times. He is also the recipient of several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. "AudioFile" includes Dick on their prestigious list of Golden Voices.
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