Ivan Ilyich, a high court judge, becomes seriously ill and faces a long and grueling battle with death. The Death of Ivan Ilyich is more than a story about death, however. It leads the reader through a pensive, metaphysical exploration of the reason for death and what it means to truly live. German philosopher Martin Heidegger refers to the novella as an illustration of being towards death. Read in Russian.
Mr. Hilton Cubitt of Ridling Thorpe Manor in Derbyshire visits Sherlock Holmes and gives him a piece of paper with a mysterious sequence of stick figures. The little dancing men are at the heart of a mystery which seems to be driving his young wife, Elsie Patrick, to distraction. He married her about 3 years ago, and until recently everything was well.
A new sensational discovery at the subglacial lake of Antarctica reveals 17-meter-long human skeletons, but as the expedition members take photos and collect samples, the glacier cracks, covering the site with massive chunks of ice. This event prompts the creation of a new secret project to save humanity. The project aims to make a new humanity to survive in the hostile environment of high radiation and extinction. Part of the Third Humanity Cycle, this audiobook is narrated in Russian, unabridged.
The story follows an old Cossack, Taras Bulba, and his two sons, Andriy and Ostap, returning home from an Orthodox seminary in Kiev.
Ostap is the more adventurous, whereas Andriy has the deeply romantic feelings of an introvert. While in Kiev, he fell in love with a young Polish girl. The three men later set out on a journey to Zaporizhian Sich, in Southern Ukraine, where they join other Cossacks and go to war against Poland.
In a more and more complex world, a new generation of humanity has been created, and the new world is fighting for its existence and place. Micro-humans must improve and evolve constantly to win their battle for equality. Emma 109 will lead this new civilisation to understanding that some of the obstacles can be removed only by force. The existence of a micro-world is threatened and must be defended. Part of the Third Humanity Cycle, this audiobook is narrated in Russian, unabridged.
"Thieves respect property; they merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it." (G. K. Chesterton) Father Brown is a short, stumpy Roman Catholic Church priest, formerly of Cobhole in Essex and now working in London, with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella and an uncanny insight into human evil. This audiobook is read in Russian, unabridged.
Jabez Wilson, a London pawnbroker, comes to consult Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. While studying his client, both Holmes and Watson notice his red hair, which has a distinct flamelike hue. Wilson tells them that some weeks before, his young assistant, Vincent Spaulding, urged him to respond to a newspaper want ad offering work to only redheaded male applicants. Read in Russian, unabridged.