Know someone who loves Russian literature? These editions make good gifts!

Most are hardcover, one is paperback, one is somewhere in between. Some have dust jackets. Some are minimal or abstract, one is a face, and one is in-your-face! Scroll to learn more.

Crime and Punishment, Penguin Clothbound Classics book cover
Penguin / McDuff
* best cover *

Get the Penguin Clothbound Classics edition of Crime and Punishment

The David McDuff translation of Crime and Punishment is available as a Penguin Clothbound Classic (ISBN 9780241347683, 720 pages).

  • Cover by award-winning series designer Coralie Bickford-Smith
  • Cloth covers
  • Quality acid-free paper
  • Foil stamping
  • Ribbon bookmark
  • Glued binding
  • Introduction, notes, and other supporting text

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Crime and Punishment, Oxford World's Classics book cover
Oxford / Slater
* classiest cover *

Get the Oxford World’s Classics edition of Crime and Punishment

The Nicholas Pasternak Slater translation of Crime and Punishment is available as an Oxford World’s Classics hardcover (ISBN 9780198709701, 544 pages).

  • Clean, minimalist series design
  • Cloth covers
  • Foil stamping
  • Glued binding
  • Introduction, notes, and other supporting text

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Crime and Punishment, Everyman's Library book coverEveryman / Pevear & Volokhonsky
* most durable *

Get the Everyman’s Library edition of Crime and Punishment

The Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of Crime and Punishment is available as an Everyman’s Library hardcover (ISBN 9780679420293, 608 pages).

  • Cloth covers with paper dust jacket
  • Ribbon bookmark
  • Quality acid-free paper
  • Introduction, notes, and other supporting text
  • Sewn binding

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Crime and Punishment, Macmillan Collector's Library book cover
Macmillan / Garnett
* most portable *

Get the Macmillan Collector’s Library edition of Crime and Punishment

The Constance Garnett translation of Crime and Punishment is available as a compact Macmillan Collector’s Library hardcover (ISBN 9781509827749, 736 pages).

  • Compact (4.2″ x 6.1″)
  • Cloth covers with paper dust jacket
  • Quality acid-free paper
  • Gilt/gilded/gold edges
  • Specially designed endpapers
  • Ribbon bookmark
  • Glued binding
  • Afterword by Oliver Francis

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Crime and Punishment, Wordcloud Classics book coverWord Cloud / Garnett
* cutest *

Get the Wordcloud Classics edition of Crime and Punishment

The Constance Garnett translation of Crime and Punishment is also available as a Wordcloud Classics edition (ISBN 9781684122905, 528 pages).

  • Flexible vinyl covers
  • Clean, modern aesthetic
  • Heat-burnished covers
  • Specially-designed endpapers
  • Foil-stamping
  • Quality acid-free paper
  • Glued binding
  • Compact (5.25″ x 7.75″)

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Crime and Punishment, Penguin Classics Deluxe book coverPenguin (US) / Ready
* weirdest cover *

Get the Penguin Deluxe edition of Crime and Punishment

The Oliver Ready translation of Crime and Punishment is available as a Penguin Deluxe paperback (ISBN 9780143107637, 608 pages).

  • Wraparound cover art by Zohar Lazar
  • Deckle edge pages (natural/rough-cut edges)
  • French flaps (flaps that fold back from the covers like dust jackets do)
  • Quality acid-free paper
  • Introduction, notes, and other supporting text
  • Glued binding

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Beehive / Garnett
* ok actually THIS is the weirdest cover *

Get the Beehive Books edition of Crime and Punishment

The Garnett translation of Crime and Punishment is available as a Beehive Books slipcased hardcover (ISBN 9781948886123, 346 pages).

  • Art by renowned graphic artist Dave McKean
  • Over one hundred full-page color paintings
  • Spot illustrations and illuminated letters
  • Die-cut and embossed slipcase
  • Introduction by Lonny Harrison
  • 9″ x 12″

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