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DOSTOYEVSKY, F.: Crime and Punishment (Abridged)


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DOSTOYEVSKY, F.: Crime and Punishment (Abridged)

A century after it first appeared, Crime and Punishment remains one of the most gripping psychological thrillers. A poverty-striken young man, seeing his family making sacrifices for him, is faced with an opportunity to solve his financial problems with one simple but horrifying act: the murder of a pawnbroker. She is, he feels, just a parasite on society. But does the end justify the means? Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov makes his decision and then has to live with it. Dostoyevsky, in masterly fashion, contrasts the comedy and tragedy of life in St Petersburg with the anguish and turmoil of Raskolnikov’s inner life.

Disc 1

  Crime and Punishment (Abridged)
1.   A Visit To The 'Pawnbroker Woman' 00:06:41
2.   Raskolnikov Meets Malmedov 00:08:59
3.   The Home Of Malmedo 00:03:29
4.   A Letter From Raskolnikov's Mother 00:10:08
5.   The Letter Takes Its Effect 00:08:23
6.   Preparation For Murder 00:08:37
7.   At The Door Of The Pawnbroker 00:06:14
8.   An Unxpected Appearance 00:08:01
9.   After The Murder 00:04:44
10.   The Police Station 00:08:52
11.   Fever 00:02:43

Disc 2

  Crime and Punishment (Abridged)
1.   Raskolnikov's Friends Are Concerned 00:07:16
2.   Zossimov Tells Dushkin's Story 00:03:55
3.   Luzhin Makes His Appearance 00:07:56
4.   Raskolnikov Reads The Newspaper 00:05:58
5.   Return To The Scene 00:06:19
6.   The Death Of Marmeladov 00:08:27
7.   Family Discussions 00:05:57
8.   On The Way To Porfiry Petrovitch, 00:04:32
9.   Porfiry Begins To Question Raskolnikov 00:11:54
10.   An Encounter With A Stranger 00:06:21
11.   Luzhin Despatched 00:10:06

Disc 3

  Crime and Punishment (Abridged)
1.   Raskolnikov And Sonia 00:06:22
2.   The Story Of Lazarus 00:05:12
3.   At The Police Station Again 00:07:23
4.   The Interrogation Continues 00:05:32
5.   Nikolay Is Brought In 00:05:19
6.   Raskolnikov Confides In Sonia 00:07:03
7.   Madness 00:04:40
8.   Porfiry Petrovich In Command, 00:11:07
9.   The Decision Is Made 00:08:25
10.   Siberia 00:06:44

Total Playing Time: 03:43:19

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhail

Sheen, Michael

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA300912

Barcode: 0730099000925

Physical Release: 08/1994

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