Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Modern Library, New York, 1950, English; originally published 1866 in Russian

The poverty-stricken former student Raskolnikov, believing he is exempt from moral law, murders an unscrupulous pawnbroker and faces the consequences not only from society but also from his conscience, in this seminal story of justice, morality, and redemption from the one of Russia's major novelists.

On 5 book lists
Alexa Hampton

This is in my top ten fiction reads. I love the story and I feel for Raskolnikov.

Sagi Haviv

The author manages to sum up and articulate the complexities of a hero with a clarity that is absolutely astonishing. The book is something for me to look to when it comes to my own initiative as a designer of logos to encapsulate great complexities in something incredibly simple and iconic.

George Yabu

Classic must-read for everyone regardless of industry or field of work.

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