Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Opening line:

On an exceptionally hot evening in early July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S. Place and walked slowly, as though in hesitation, towards K. bridge.

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Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Opening line:

I am a sick man . . . I am a spiteful man.

(trans. Michael R. Katz)