- Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
- Translator: Richard Pevear
- Translator: Larissa Volokhonsky
- Publisher: Vintage Classics
- Published: March 1993
- ISBN-10: 0679734503
- ISBN-13: 9780679734505
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 1992
- Subject: FICTION-GENERAL
Strand Staff Reviews
";First of all, you don't need me to tell you that this book is incredible. It has already established itself as a hyper mega classic. So here is what I was thinking while I was reading it....
As I was reading about Raskolnikov's decent into to madness, I felt myself losing grip more and more with my reality... specifically, I was becoming obsessed with the ";superman"; idea as it is reflected into the book. What is the necessary action/device that one uses to achieve that ideal status in his or her mind? I don't agree with the way that Raskolnikov achieves this status in the book, however understanding the stress of that situation, coupled with the age that I read the book (23 (same as the protagonist)), was an amazing journey.
Also, I got sick and thought I -like a bunch of characters- was getting consumption.... little did I know that I did not have Tuberculosis. I'm fine now. "; -- Jordan Y., Art Department Staff
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