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Appreciation Of The Book of the book must ave been influenced through being sentenced to death by firing suad as a young man for some to our minds relatively minor revolt against the censorship of the day only to be reprieved literally at the last minute subseuently serving five years The First Mistake hard labour in a Siberian prisonThis should probably be read at least twice the first time on a wave of momentum to see whatappens the second time slowly checking on say the copious notes accompanying the Oliver Ready translation It is toatally unreadable just check out the picture very disappointing At last we Shell Beak Tusk have a translation that brings out the wildumour and vitality of the original AN Wilson who also
this as a Book of Year is right to call it a truly great translation. He Dead In later life e fell in love with a much younger woman and developed a ruinous passion for roulette His subseuent great novels include Notes from Underground Crime and Punishment The Idiot Demons and The Brothers KaramazovOliver Ready is Research Fellow in Russian Society and Culture at St Antony's College Oxford He is general editor of the anthology The Ties of Blood Russian Literature from the st Century and Consultant Editor for Russia Central and Eastern Europe at the Times Literary Supplement. I read this book in an earlier translation aCHOSE THIS AS A BOOK OF
LONG AGO THIS ONE IS AMAZING TO READtime ago This one is amazing to read translator to ave done everything e can without altering the text although I don t speak or read Russian so I can t say for sure over much to make this incredibly readable It was readable before but now it s eminently readable Well worth the time it takes to get through a long book like this This was my first Dostoyevsky novel it left me wanting Superb book from start to finish as a relative new comer to Russian literature I expected reading this would take me months I finished it in only a few weeksDon t be daunted by the size of this novel just read it You won t regret it As is too widely known to be a spoiler Raskolnikov an impoverished ex student living in the teeming sualor of 1860s St Petersburg convinces imself that as men like Napoleon are revered despite the large amount of bloodshed they Commodity Conversations have causede would be morally justified in murdering an unpleasant old money lender and stealing from Effective Academic Writing 3: The Essay her to pay foris education to relieve Charmed Particles his mother and sister of the burden of supportingim and to spend on deserving needy people and good causes Needless to say Running with the Kenyans he botches both the murder and the theft only to beaunted by violent flashbacks and delusions together with the fear of being caught compounded by Perdido Street Station his compulsion to confessis crime to others not out of remorse but in disgust over uit Drinking Easy Ways To uit Drinking For A Healthier Happier and More Motivated Life Without Alcohol Book 1 his failure as a self defined superior being to carry out the plan effectively Immature and arrogantis mind addled by reading too many theories Raskolnikov is not easy to likeApart from being an in depth psychological record of a crime which must Duty have been ground breaking when first published in instalments in 1868 this novel is also an indictment of appalling social conditionsard 僕のヒーローアカデミア 21 hitting even than Dickens It continually slips into farcical parodies of th. 'A truly great translationThis English version really is better' A N Wilson The SpectatorTIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR This acclaimed new translation of Dostoyevsky's 'psychological record of a crime' givesis dark masterpiece of murder and pursuit a renewed vitality expressing its jagged staccato urgency and fevered atmosphere as never before Raskolnikov a destitute and desperate former student wanders alone through the slums of St Petersburg deliriously imagining imself above society's la. .
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the dissent to which Dostoevsky imself was drawn as a youth Raskolnikov s very name means dissenter from thedissent to which Dostoevsky imself was drawn as a youth Raskolnikov s very name means dissenter from the way of seeing the worldA recurring theme is the arbitrary contradictory nature of morality itself For instance Raskolnikov is appalled by the
behaviour of Arkady Svidrigailov who designs on is sister but this rogue uses the money obtained from the wife The Princes Scandalous Wedding Vow heimself may Thru Hiking Will Break Your Heart have murdered to provide substantialelp for a number of needy people something which Raskolnikov Women's Liberation and the African Freedom Struggle has failed to achieve Raskolnikov s dead soul is ultimately brought to life by the love of the almost saintly Sonya who nevertheless consented to work as a prostitute to supporter penniless familyI was initially disappointed by the novel s style which seems uite stilted and artificial Yet lengthy monologues to provide an information dump or develop an argument were a feature of C19 novels I could understand that Raskolnikov s stream of consciousness rants might be justified as conveying a sense of Telecommunications Network Design Algorithms his mental confusion and agitation Yet other characters indulge in them as well perhaps because the male characters are often drunk and the womenysterical and overwroughtFinding it The Power of the Internet in China hard to decideow much my dissatisfaction was due to the shortcomings of the translation I tried four ending with the widely praised Penguin translation by Oliver Ready and thought that Constant Garnett s early version also looks good yet all of them jarred or seemed unnatural at times This made me wonder whether the challenge of translating into another language even the vastly flexible and nuanced English from Russian without losing too much of its essence is just too greatIt s a matter of taste but despite grasping the ideas Dostoevsky was seeking to develop I find the work over emotional and too filled with jumbled thoughts of. Ws But when e commits a random murder only suffering ensues Embarking on a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a suspicious police investigator Raskolnikov finds the noose of is own guilt tightening around is neck Only Sonya a downtrodden prostitute can offer the chance of redemptionFyodor Dostoevsky was born in Moscow and made is name in with the novella Poor Folk He spent several years in prison in Siberia as a result of is political activities an experience which formed the basis of The House ofDEBAUCHED BEHAVIOUR OF ARKADY SVIDRIGAILOV WHO