This is indeed one of the best books, simply ever. The narration was incredibly well done; I highly recommend it and it's worth every minute of the 23 hours.
The book is excellently written. The story is compelling, the characters are exquisite, and the prose is of the highest standard. However, modern readers will likely want for excitement, as the plot proceeds through discussion and the intent behind words rather than deeds.
Would rank in the top ten-
It is a one of a kind book .....
He does a good job of separating the many characters
A bit of both, a really deep book-requires some focus or you quickly loose continuity-
Well worth the effort - much insight to be gleaned-
I work. I ski. I play. I write. I have a family. I garden. I coach. I volunteer. I sketch. I run. I read.
I have not read the print version.
The money in the fire
I have not.
I didn't want to think that the guy was an idiot, but I think he ended up being just that.
I like Crime and Punishment better.
Steller performance and incredible story.
Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment
Excellent pronunciations of Russian names etc, different voices for different characters and a very good steady rate of delivery of the content. Sounded like a play almost!
Both laugh and cry... took me to a time and place where I have no past experience with yet made me feel home.
Can't believe I waited so many years to read this book.
Well, I think Dostoievski is the best writer of all times. This is one of his best books, after Crime & Punishment and The Karamazov Brothers
The whole book
Excellent narrator. I liked the way he use his voice to intepretate different characters
No moment in particular
I'm fairly liberal with 5 star reviews, If I thoroughly enjoy something it gets 5 stars.
The Idiot was the first time I had to re-think my practice because it is so fantastic I feel as though I should be able to rate it higher.
The narration is superb and Robert Whitfield does an excellent job of making every character spring immediately to life and the extended dialogue in many of Dostoevsky's scenes is a real treat.
I recommend this 100% without reservations.