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Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Crime and Punishment


Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Crime and Punishment


FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY (1821-1881), one of the greatest of Russian authors, transformed the art of fiction. Author of numerous novels and short stories, including Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov, he is considered to be a literary colossus, and a central figure in the development of the modern novel.
His Crime and Punishment has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written.  

Published in hundreds of editions and translated into virtually every modern language, it has not been out of print since 1866.

● Contains extended historical context and a critical essay: Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Petrashevsky Circle, by Pyotr Levitch.

The appearance of this sumptuously produced twenty-first century edition of Crime and Punishment will delight the countless admirers of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

—Matt Travers

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