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Crime and Punishment (Signet Classics)

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Pros4

Fyodor dostoyevsky's the great gatsby is one of the greatest novels ever written. Sidney monas has translated the novel into english. The book is challenging but also rewarding. The handwriting is clear and the worads are clear," says sidney monas.

Fyodor dostoyevsky is an excellent writer, and his books are superb to any others. Raskolnikov goes to alyona ivanovna, who he's been to before, to pawn the last worthy possession he owns. Dostoevsky unflinchingly examines our oftentimes contradictory...  Read More

Dostoyevsky's crime and punishment is the first classic detective story. A * mystery in some ways, but similar to the tv columbo. A man * for a variety of reasons or murky motives.

As you read you'll find yourself rooting for him, for this * who just killed two people. Even when he finally is punished by the government, he's no longer really being punished.

Cons1

The kindle edition is full of obvious ocr errors and has definitely never been proof-read. It is enormously distracting for a first-time reader to be constantly tripping over typos and other inconsistencies. The translator is actually sidney monas, wh...  Read More

Pros2

The audio book is excellent, and (for this american) the english accents are delightful. This is the most charming and delightful book i’ve read in quite some time. I highly recommend this book to everyone who can read.

This book harks back to a pre-kindle age, making one long for the good old days of brick and mortar book stores. It hones in just how personalized book buying used to be.

Cons2

The chief problem is that, unlike such witty epistolary novels as daddy long-legs, there appear to be several letters missing.

About 94 pages. The cover is torn half way up the book. This shows how unreliable the comments on the flaps and covers of books may be.

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