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“The best [translation of Crime and Punishment] currently available…An especially faithful re-creation…with a coiled-spring kinetic energy…Don’t miss it.” –Washington Post Book World
“This fresh, new translation…provides a more exact, idiomatic, and contemporary rendition of the novel that brings Fyodor Dostoevsky’s tale achingly alive…It succeeds beautifully.” –San Francisco Chronicle
“Reaches as close to Dostoevsky’s Russian as is possible in English…The original’s force and frightening immediacy is captured…The Pevear and Volokhonsky translation will become the standard English version.”–Chicago Tribune --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821–1881) was a Russian author whose best-known works includeNotes from the Underground, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov.
Reader of over 400 audiobooks, Dick Hill has won three coveted Audie awards and been nominated numerous times. He is also the recipient of several AudioFile Earphones Awards. AudioFile includes Dick on their prestigious list of "Golden Voices." --This text refers to the MP3 CD edition.
The best translation, imo, based on paragraph by paragraph comparisons and a week or two of searching. It is a hard read but will pay you back for your effort.Published 6 months ago by dude
A good book, but I recommend keeping a notepad handy. The names, being Russian, are very similar, and, sometimes I got them mixed up. Read morePublished 7 months ago by GDokk
There is no doubt that Dostoevsky is one of the best writers the world has ever produced. His long prose is unmatched by any other writers. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Nat Hawthorne
I typically do not read fiction but decided to give an old classic a read. I couldn't put it down. Superbly written with many captivating plots!Published 8 months ago by Guillian
Classic book, however, I read it in its original format and I am slightly disappointed with the quality of this particular translation. Read morePublished 13 months ago by MAESTRO