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Orlando Figes

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    • A People’s Tragedy

    • By: Orlando Figes
    • Narrated by: Roger Davis
    • Length: 47 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    A People’s Tragedy follows workers, soldiers, intellectuals and villagers as their world is consumed by revolution and then degenerates into violence and dictatorship....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent

    • By The History Club on 12-27-18

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Crimea

    • By: Orlando Figes
    • Narrated by: Malk Williams
    • Length: 20 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    The terrible conflict that dominated the mid-19th century, the Crimean War, killed at least 800,000 men and pitted Russia against a formidable coalition of Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very detailed account

    • By Joel Conley on 08-20-18

    Regular price: $28.35

    • The Whisperers

    • Private Life in Stalin's Russia
    • By: Orlando Figes
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 29 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    Drawing on a huge range of sources - letters, memoirs, conversations - Orlando Figes tells the story of how Russians tried to endure life under Stalin.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Real Life Dystopian Nightmare

    • By The History Club on 08-31-18

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Natasha's Dance

    • A Cultural History of Russia
    • By: Orlando Figes
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 29 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Beginning in the 18th century with the building of St. Petersburg - a 'window on the West' - and culminating with the challenges posed to Russian identity by the Soviet regime, Figes examines how writers, artists and musicians grappled with the idea of Russia itself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Comprehensive Cultural Study of Russia

    • By mch21211 on 12-31-18

    Regular price: $28.35

    • Just Send Me Word

    • A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
    • By: Orlando Figes
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    After five years as a prisoner, 29-year-old Lev Mishchenko unexpectedly received a letter from Sveta, the sweetheart he had hardly dared hope was still alive.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just send Me Word

    • By Daryl on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $27.99

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