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  • Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Dostoevsky,Constance Garnett (translator)

    Crime and Punishment

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Constance Garnett (translator)
    • Narrated By Anthony Heald
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    In this intense detective thriller instilled with philosophical, religious, and social commentary, Dostoevsky studies the psychological impact upon a desperate and impoverished student when he murders a despicable pawnbroker, transgressing moral law to ultimately "benefit humanity".

    Mubarak says: "Excellent Excellent Excellent!"
  • Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Crime and Punishment

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated By Constantine Gregory
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    A century after it first appeared, Crime and Punishment remains one of the most gripping psychological thrillers. A poverty-stricken young man, seeing his family making sacrifices for him, is faced with an opportunity to solve his financial problems with one simple but horrifying act: the murder of a pawnbroker. She is, he feels, just a parasite on society. But does the end justify the means? Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov makes his decision and then has to live with it.

    Dotty says: "Good story, reading"
  • Crime and Punishment [Trout Lake Media Edition] | Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Crime and Punishment [Trout Lake Media Edition]

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated By Alan Munro
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    A young student is haunted by the murder he has committed. Overwhelmed afterwards by guilt and terror, he confesses and goes to prison. There he realizes that happiness and redemption can only be achieved through suffering.

    N. Casper says: "Fine Book, Awful Narrator"
  • The Wedding | Fyodor Dostoevsky

    The Wedding

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    • By Fyodor Dostoevsky
    • Narrated By Walter Zimmerman
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    Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky is considered one of the greatest Russian writers. His works have had a profound and lasting effect on 20th-century literature. His psychological penetration into the human soul had, in novels like Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov, a profound influence on the 20th century novel. He also wrote a number of brilliant short stories along these same lines. "The Wedding" is one of his best.

    Michael says: "A Rare Gem of a Short Story"
  • Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Crime and Punishment

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoevsky
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
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    A desperate young man plans the perfect crime - the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old woman no one loves and no one will mourn. Is it not just, he reasons, for a man of genius to commit such a crime - to transgress moral law - if it will ultimately benefit humanity? So begins one of the greatest novels ever written: a powerful psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, and a fascinating detective thriller infused with philosophical, religious, and social commentary.

    Ian C Robertson says: "Crime was punishment"
  • Alphaville: 1988, Crime, Punishment, and the Battle for New York City’s Lower East Side | Michael Codella,Bruce Bennett

    Alphaville: 1988, Crime, Punishment, and the Battle for New York City’s Lower East Side

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Michael Codella, Bruce Bennett
    • Narrated By Keith Szarabajka
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    In 1988, Alphabet City burned with heroin, radicalism, and antipolice sentiment. Working as a plainclothes narcotics cop in the most high-voltage neighborhood in Manhattan, Detective Sergeant Mike Codella earned the nickname “Rambo” from the local dealers, as well as a $50,000 bounty on his head. The son of a cop who grew up in a mob neighborhood in Brooklyn, Codella understood the unwritten laws of the shadowy businesses that ruled the streets.

    Chastity says: "best book for the old Lower"
  • Crime and Punishment (Audio Connoisseur Edition) | Fyodor Dostoevsky,Constance Garnett (translator)

    Crime and Punishment (Audio Connoisseur Edition)

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Constance Garnett (translator)
    • Narrated By Charlton Griffin
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    This magnificent novel is about the murder of a miserly, aged pawnbroker and her younger sister by a radical, destitute St. Petersburg student named Raskolnikov, and the emotional, mental, and physical effects that follow. It is a remarkable masterpiece about a man's turbulent inner life and his relationship to others and to society at large. Dostoevsky explored the human condition on many levels in this great piece, and among the main themes the novel explores is the rather strange theory that criminals have a spiritual need to be punished - that indeed they demand it.

    Marsha says: "Perfect narrator!"
  • Crime and Punishment (Recorded Books Edition) | Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Crime and Punishment (Recorded Books Edition)

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoevsky
    • Narrated By George Guidall
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    Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is universally regarded as one of literature's finest achievements, as the great Russian novelist explores the inner workings of a troubled intellectual. Raskolnikov, a nihilistic young man in the midst of a spiritual crisis, makes the fateful decision to murder a cruel pawnbroker, justifying his actions by relying on science and reason, and creating his own morality system. Dehumanized yet sympathetic, exhausted yet hopeful, Raskolnikov represents the best and worst elements of modern intellectualism. The aftermath of his crime and Petrovich's murder investigation result in an utterly compelling, truly unforgettable cat-and-mouse game. This stunning dramatization of Dostoevsky's magnum opus brings the slums of St. Petersburg and the demons of Raskolnikov's tortured mind vividly to life.

    Greg says: "Wonderful Book"
  • Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Crime and Punishment

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoevsky
    • Narrated By Walter Zimmerman
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    Raskolnikov, a student in St. Petersburg, murders an old woman, a money-lender, to prove his theory that violence purifies the strong. But no sooner is the deed done than Raskolnikov begins to feel remorse. What follows is one of the greatest psychological studies in world literature.

    Glenn says: "Great Book"
  • Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Crime and Punishment

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated By Alex Jennings
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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.

    Doreen Fleming says: "Absorbing tale"
  • Crime and Punishment: CliffsNotes | James L. Roberts, Ph.D.

    Crime and Punishment: CliffsNotes

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By James L. Roberts, Ph.D.
    • Narrated By Tim Wheeler
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    The CliffsNotes study guide on Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read Crime and Punishment.

  • Forbrydelse og straf [Crime and Punishment] | Fjodor M. Dostojevskij

    Forbrydelse og straf [Crime and Punishment]

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Fjodor M. Dostojevskij
    • Narrated By Karsten Pharao
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    Den fattige student Rodion Raskolnikov besættes af ideen om at komme ud af sin og familiens fortvivlede situation ved at myrde en gammel, uhæderlig og grådig pantelånerske og bemægtige sig hendes gemte formue, så han kan fuldende studierne og virke til gavn for samfundet. Han er påvirket af de herskende nihilistiske teorier, hvor store ånder og stærke karakterer som han selv ikke er underlagt gængs lov og moral, når det gælder om at fremme ideale mål.

  • Prestuplenie i nakazanie [Crime and Punishment] | Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky

    Prestuplenie i nakazanie [Crime and Punishment]

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated By Vyacheslav Gerasimov
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    Crime and Punishment is the story of a crime - a double murder committed by a student for the money. However simple the plot is, the novel becomes etched into the mind and soul of a reader or listener. What is so enigmatic about it? Besides the plain and obvious - that it is all due to Dostoevsky’s genius - there is at least one other explanation: some questions do not have any unsophisticated and definite answers.

  • American Furies: Crime, Punishment, and Vengeance in athe Age of Mass Imprisonment | Sasha Abramsky

    American Furies: Crime, Punishment, and Vengeance in athe Age of Mass Imprisonment

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    • By Sasha Abramsky
    • Narrated By Sasha Abramsky
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    In this dramatic exposé of U.S. penitentiaries and the communities around them, Sasha Abramsky finds that prisons have dumped their age-old goal of rehabilitation, often for political reasons. The new "ideal," unknown to most Americans, is a punitive mandate marked by a drive toward vengeance.

  • Crime and Punishment | Feodor Dostoyevsky

    Crime and Punishment

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Feodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated By Michael Sheen
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    A century after it first appeared, Crime and Punishment remains one of the most gripping psychological thrillers. A poverty stricken young man, seeing his family making sacrifices for him, is faced with an opportunity to solve his financial problems with one simple but horrifying act: the murder of a pawnbroker. She is, he feels, just a parasite on society. But does the end justify the means?

    Thomas says: "All Time Classic"
  • Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Crime and Punishment

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated By Nigel Anthony
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    Raskolnikov, a student in St. Petersburg, murders an old woman, a money-lender, to prove his theory that violence purifies the strong. But no sooner is the deed done than Raskolnikov begins to feel remorse. What follows is one of the greatest psychological studies in world literature.

  • Delitto e castigo [Crime and Punishment] | Fedor Dostoevskij

    Delitto e castigo [Crime and Punishment]

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Fedor Dostoevskij
    • Narrated By Silvia Cecchini
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    Delitto e castigo illustra il tema del conseguimento della salvezza attraverso la sofferenza, una caratteristica comune nell'opera di Dostoevskij. Questa è l'idea (precipuamente cristiana) che l'atto del soffrire ha un effetto purificatore sullo spirito umano, che gli rende accessibile la salvezza in Dio. Il romanzo contiene diversi rimandi a storie del Nuovo Testamento, compresa quella di Lazzaro, la cui morte e rinascita sono parallele alla morte e rinascita spirituale di Raskolnikov.

  • Crimen y Castigo [Crime and Punishment] | Fiodor Dostoievski

    Crimen y Castigo [Crime and Punishment]

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Fiodor Dostoievski
    • Narrated By Aldo Lumbía, Tomás Moro, Hugo Bazán, and others
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    Esta novela plantea un profundo análisis psicológico de su protagonista, el joven estudiante Raskolnikov, cuya firme creencia en que los fines humanitarios justifican la maldad le conduce al asesinato de un usurero petersburgués. Pero, desde que comete el crimen, la culpabilidad será una pesadilla constante con la que el estudiante será incapaz de convivir.

  • Mystery: Crime & Punishment (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books | Paul Levine,Lisa Scottoline,John Shannon,Stuart Woods

    Mystery: Crime & Punishment (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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    • By Paul Levine, Lisa Scottoline, John Shannon, and others
    • Narrated By Gary Phillips
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

  • Mystery: Crime and Punishment (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Panel 1013 | Megan Abbott,Attica Locke,Stuart Neville,Domenic Stansberry

    Mystery: Crime and Punishment (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Panel 1013

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    • By Megan Abbott, Attica Locke, Stuart Neville, and others
    • Narrated By Miles Corwin
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

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