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Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Book Basics

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Year Published: 1866

Type: Novel

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Perspective and Narrator:

Crime and Punishment is told from a third-person omniscient perspective. The narrator is "all knowing" about the thoughts and feelings of any character in the novel. The narration allows readers to immerse themselves in the psychology of each of Dostoevsky's characters, much as his main character, Raskolnikov, tends to do.


Crime and Punishment is written in the past tense.

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