1866 . Classics, Crime, Philosophy . Fyodor Dostoyevsky, David McDuff, Harry Brockway
Conceived while Dostoyevsky was serving a four-year sentence of hard labour in Siberia, Crime and Punishment offers a chilling insight into the universal struggle between mind and soul. Tension and claustrophobia electrify the pages as they disclose the story of Raskolnikov, a starving student who convinces himself that logically, the murder of an odious money-lender is entirely justified. However, the forces of logic have no bearing on the workings of conscience…
1 week ago
A great classic.
4 months ago
I was so proud I finished this book completely - it was definitely worth it. It’s one of those novels that touches on everything - from philosophy to religion to morality etc etc. also a very gravitating story, just something you could get lost in and I did occasionally laugh out loud. Dostoevsky is brilliant.