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
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born in Moscow in 1821 His debut, the epistolary novella Poor Folk 1846 , made his name In 1849 he was arrested for involvement with the politically subversive Petrashevsky circle and until 1854 he lived in a convict prison in Omsk, Siberia From this experience came The House of the Dead 1860 2 In 1860 he began the journal Vremya Time Already married, he fell in love with one of his contributors, Appollinaria Suslova, eighteen years his junior, and developed a ruinous passion for roulette After the death of his first wife, Maria, in 1864, Dostoyevsky completed Notes from Underground and began work towards Crime and Punishment 1866 The major novels of his late period are The Idiot 1868 , Demons 1871 2 and The Brothers Karamazov 1879 80 He died in 1881.Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky Russian , sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky see Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky Feodor Dostoevsky or Dosto evski see Fiodor Dosto evski Fi dor M Dostoievski F dor Mikha lovitch Dosto evski.
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- Crime and Punishment
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
- 12 February 2018 Fyodor Dostoyevsky