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The two years before he wrote Crime and Punishment 1866 had been bad ones for Dostoyevsky. There he realizes that happiness and redemption can only be achieved through suffering. Believing that he is above the law, and convinced that humanitarian ends justify vile means, he brutally murders an old woman — a pawnbroker whom he regards as "stupid, ailing, greedy…good for nothing.
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