Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

noun
a novel (1866) by Feodor Dostoevsky.
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(1866) A novel by Feodor Dostoevsky about the poor student Raskolnikov, who kills two old women because he believes that he is beyond the bounds of good and evil. The psychological novel examines Raskolnikov's anguished mind before, during, and after the crime.

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