Crime & Punishment by Marissa Molinaro

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Artist Statement

"This cover demonstrates the tormenting dichotomy of moral nihilism and guilt which overwhelms and agonizes the protagonist in the novel. The many dualities which afflict the characters are expressed by the emphasized ampersand and opposing text placement. The somewhat haunting feel is an expression of Dostoevsky\'s bleak backdrop of St. Petersburg and his perceived sickened Russian society. " - Marissa Molinaro

Marissa Molinaro is a graphic designer with an interest in art direction, brand identity, and the intersection of design with other avenues of arts and culture. She believes design is a magical thing that comes from complex, hardworking thinkers who have the ability to transform how the world is perceived.

About Recovering the Classics

Recovering the Classics is a collection of new covers for 100 of the greatest works of fiction in the public domain. Together we can help to keep these classics fresh, modern, and accessible to new generations of readers. All cover designs are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.