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Immediately after the crime, he becomes ill and lies in his room semiconscious for several days. This novel deals with the question of responsibility for the actions of each individual, background of struggle between god, morality and the theory of the superman. Book summary to prove his theory, he murders an old, despicable pawnbroker and her halfsister who happened to come upon him suddenly. Buy crime and punishment penguin classics book online at low.
See a complete list of the characters in crime and punishment and indepth analyses of raskolnikov, sonya, dunya, and svidrigailov. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of crime and punishment. Wilson, the spectator times literary supplement books of the year 2014. Crime and punishment by fyodor dostoyevsky reading guide. Crime and punishment by fyodor dostoyevsky, fuel waterstones. When dostoyevsky started work on crime and punishment in the summer of 1865 he was depressed and in serious. Crime and punishment tells the story of redemption.
Fyodor dostoyevsky author, constance garnett translator. Fyodor dostoevsky, constance garnett, joseph frank. If there are any heroes in crime and punishment, she, along with razumikhin, is certainly one of them, which makes their marriage at the end of the novel particularly appropriate. Dostoevskys crime and punishment refashioned the idea of what a.849 1396 1236 1326 1087 1591 437 1438 280 824 949 886 620 57 1172 878 32 1427 44 316 704 1348 173 1348 1230 1558 1542 1491 1278 451 486 312 1088 642 1198 580 671 192 102 1467