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Crime & Punishment

Narrated by: Nigel Anthony
Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napoleon: acting for a higher purpose beyond conventional moral law. But as he embarks on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator, Raskolnikov is pursued by the growing voice of his conscience and finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. Only Sonya, a downtrodden prostitute, can offer the chance of redemption.

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  • 06-09-15

Very Enjoyable but -

Of necessity I suppose, so many juicy details are missing. A good intro to the novel though.