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Crime And Punishment: FREE Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy, Illustrated [Quora Media] (100 Greatest Novels of All Time Book 18)


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"The poverty-stricken Raskolnikov, a talented student, devises a theory about extraordinary men being above the law, since in their brilliance they think “new thoughts” and so contribute to society. He then sets out to prove his theory by murdering a vile, cynical old pawnbroker and her sister. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose "The poverty-stricken Raskolnikov, a talented student, devises a theory about extraordinary men being above the law, since in their brilliance they think “new thoughts” and so contribute to society. He then sets out to prove his theory by murdering a vile, cynical old pawnbroker and her sister. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law. The act brings Raskolnikov into contact with his own buried conscience and with two characters — the deeply religious Sonia,a beautiful and stunning prostitute, and Porfiry, the intelligent and discerning official who is charged with investigating the murder. But can both compel Raskolnikov to feel the split in his nature?"
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