Macmillan Collectors Library Winter 2017 by Macmillan

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macmillan collector’s library • january 2017 fiction classics fyodor dostoevsky crime and punishment part of the stunning macmillan collector s library crime and punishment is the story of a brutal double murder and its aftermath raskolnikov a poor student kills a pawnbroker and her sister and then has to face up to the moral consequences of his actions the novel is compelling and rewarding full of meaning and symbolism and raises profound questions about the individual and society and the nature of free will january macmillan collector’s library fiction classics on sale 1/24/2017 hardcover 736 pages 5.9 in h 3.7 in w carton quantity 0 isbn 9781509827749 $14.99 translated by constance garnett with an afterword by oliver francis fyodor dostoevsky was born in moscow in 1821 his first work of fiction was the novel poor folk 1846 which met with a generally favorable response but his immediately subsequent works were less enthusiastically received in 1849 dostoevsky was arrested as a member of the socialist petrashevsky circle and subjected to a mock execution he suffered four years in a siberian penal settlement and then another four years of enforced military service during the last twenty years of his life he wrote his iconic works such as notes from the underground 1864 crime and punishment 1866 the idiot 1868 and the brothers karamazov 1880 which formed the basis of his formidable reputation he died in 1881 4