Friday, November 13, 2020

Review of Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

This review was written by Eugene Kernes

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Genre = Novel, History

Elaborate Description

As the introduction to this book indicated, this Crime and Punishment is part of an era of books designed to have non-fiction applications narrated by fiction. Non-fiction carried with it a high risk of it been seen to obstruct government authority which was a crime. By writing about the issues of the time within fiction, the risk of the work being illicit was lessened. This particular book questions what it means to commit a crime and why. This influenced many psychologists and philosophers as the claim is that the book cannot be read without psychoanalysis. The particular way in which the protagonist deals with the crime and aftermath is seen through many perspectives enabling to question everyone’s motives.

Book Details

Edition ISBN:  9781411432017
Pages to read:   565
Publication:     2009
1st Edition:      1866
Format:            eBook

Ratings out of 5:
Readability    3
Content          1
Overall           2