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  • The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

  • By: Robert Garland, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Robert Garland
  • Length: 24 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,747
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,227
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,192

Look beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts. Over the course of 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Garland covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest beginnings through the Middle Ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tantalizing time trip

  • By Mark on 08-21-13

Excellent course

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 08-22-17

Thank you for excellent lectures! What a pleasure it was! There was no dull moment!

  • The Complete Stories of Anton Chekhov, Vol. 1

  • 1882–1885
  • By: Anton Chekhov
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 116
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102

A Russian author, playwright, and physician, Anton Chekhov is widely considered one of the best short-story writers of all time. Having influenced such writers as Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Carver, and James Joyce, Chekhov’s stories are often noted for their stream-of-consciousness style and their vast number.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Riot

  • By Robin H. on 05-04-13

The Great Chekhov

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-24-16

This is an excellent translation of Chekhov's sort stories . I loved to listen them. Chekhov is one of the best short story teller. Some of the stories I read in Russian but with big interest listen to them in English too. The narrater was excellent and was able with his voice to portray the Russian soul. I highly recommend this book to my fellow audible readers.

  • Love Stories

  • By: Nikolai Karamzin, Olga Kobylianska, Maxim Gorky, and others
  • Narrated by: Andrey Kolyada
  • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1

V etoy audioknige sobrany proizvedeniya klassikov russkoy literatury o velikom chuvstve – o lyubvi. Nezhnyye, pechal'nyye, gor'kiye, ironichnyye - s techeniyem vremeni oni ne ustarevayut, i kazhdoye pokoleniye chitateley naslazhdayetsya etimi volshebnymi strokami. V sbornik voshli sentimental'naya povest' Nikolaya Karamzina «Bednaya Liza», otryvok iz romana «Zemlya» izvestnoy ukrainskoy pisatel'nitsy Ol'gi Kobylyanskoy....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Russian language love stories

  • By Psenko Victoria on 01-07-16

Russian language love stories

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-07-16

Excellent narrator and great short stories with big drama. Some one has to be a great writer to be able to express drama in a short story.

  • Dombi i syn

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Stanislav Sytnik
  • Length: 45 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2

Etot znamenityy roman napisan vo vremya polnogo rascveta tvorcheskih sil Dikkensa i soedinyaet v sebe cherty svoystvennye kak rannemu periodu tvorchestva, proniknutogo neistoshchimym yumorom, dohodyashchim do bezuderzhnogo groteska, tak i pozdney pore ego raboty, v kotoroy usilivaetsya patetika i ozabochennost' obshchestvennymi problemami. V centre povestvovaniya glava znamenitoy torgovoy firmy mister Dombi, chelovek isklyuchitel'no nadmennyy, s cherstvym serdcem i holodnoy dushoy. Ispolnennyy soznaniem svoego prevoskhodstva, on so vsem ne zamechaet svoey docheri Florens, ibo ona ne predstavlyaet interesa dlya ego dela.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dickens In Russian

  • By Psenko Victoria on 01-06-16

Dickens In Russian

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-16

This is very nice recording. The story line is interesting, there were no boring parts. I wish there were more classic authors audiobookavailable .

  • Nakanune

  • By: Ivan Turgenev
  • Narrated by: Vladimir Levashov
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 3
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    5 out of 5 stars 3
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    5 out of 5 stars 3

Chto takoe schast'e, v chem ono zaklyuchaetsya i est' li chto-to vyshe ego? Chto takoe krasota i odinakova li ona dlya vsekh i kazhdogo? Chto est' lyubov' - naslazhdenie ili, vse-taki, zhertva? I voobshche, v chem zhe zaklyuchaetsya nastoyashchij smysl zhizni cheloveka? Vashemu vnimaniyu predlagaetsya roman "Nakanune" klassika russkoj literatury Ivana Sergeevicha Turgeneva.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Russian language book

  • By Psenko Victoria on 12-21-15

Russian language book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-21-15

This book is one of the best work of Turgenev . The story is very interesting, keeps you occupied, not one boring moment. Turns out into real drama . The recording is very good quality .

Poor Folk [Russian Edition]
    
    
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        Anna Kamenkova,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Vladimir Andreyev
    
    


    
    Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    2 ratings
    Overall 5.0
  • Poor Folk [Russian Edition]

  • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Narrated by: Anna Kamenkova, Vladimir Andreyev
  • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Original Recording
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2

Poor Folk, Dostoyevsky's first great literary triumph, inspired by the works of Gogol, Pushkin, and Karamzin as well as English and French authors, is written in the form of letters between the two main characters, Makar Devushkin and Varvara Dobroselova, who are poor second cousins. The novel showcases the life of poor people, their relationship with rich people, and poverty in general, all common themes of literary naturalism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Russian audio play by Dostoyevsky

  • By Psenko Victoria on 12-04-15

Russian audio play by Dostoyevsky

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-04-15

This is an excellent quality radio play. The piece itself is a masterpiece ! One of the best work of Dostoyevsky . The artists did an excellent work presenting this love story. The story is written in form of letters and very emotional . Thank you for the great experience !

Romanovyi. Istoriya v litsah
    
    
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        I. M. Vasilevskiy
    
    


    
    
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        Ivan Litvinov
    
    


    
    Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    10 ratings
    Overall 3.9
  • Romanovyi. Istoriya v litsah

  • By: I. M. Vasilevskiy
  • Narrated by: Ivan Litvinov
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Portretyi predstaviteley roda Romanovyih, napisannyie izvestnyim feletonistom, publitsistom i kritikom nachala XX veka IlYoy Vasilevskim (Ne-Bukvoy). Pozhaluy, eto samoe zahvatyivayuschee zhizneopisanie russkih samoderzhtsev. Izdannaya v 1923 godu, v te vremena, kogda tsenzura otdyihala, kniga donesla do chitatelya to, o chem govorili shYopotom ranshe, a potom i vovse molchali. Yarkiy, mestami yazvitelnyiy portret russkih monarhov na fone istorii stranyi.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • не стоит тратить деньги и время

  • By A Grekalova on 12-03-18

Russian history

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Reviewed: 09-02-15

This is a well researched and well written book. The story of Romanov family. There is a lot of very interesting and unknown facts, how the Romanov family came to power. The narrator did a very good job.

The Golden Calf
    
    
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        Ilya Ilf,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Evgeny Petrov
    
    


    
    
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        Aleksey Kortnev
    
    


    
    Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    41 ratings
    Overall 4.9
  • The Golden Calf

  • By: Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov
  • Narrated by: Aleksey Kortnev
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 39

Ostap Bender is still alive after barely surviving the assassination attempt in the previous book, which he once briefly mentions as "stupid business". This time he hears a story about a clandestine millionaire named Alexandr Koreiko. Koreiko has made millions through various illegal enterprises while pretending to live on an office clerk's salary of 46 rubles a month. Read in Russian by Aleksey Kortnev and Aleksey Bagdasarov.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Russian language book

  • By Psenko Victoria on 08-18-15

Russian language book

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Reviewed: 08-18-15

Excellent story with high quality performance! Amazing narrator with music! So far the best Russian audiobook what I read! The story is continuation of " 12 chairs ". The authors decided to keep Ostap Bender alive. The book is about Mr. Bender new adventures who all his life tries to became rich. At the end money does not bring him happiness!!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

The Twelve Chairs [Russian Edition]
    
    
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        Ilya Ilf,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
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        Veniamin Smehov
    
    


    
    Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    65 ratings
    Overall 4.7
  • The Twelve Chairs [Russian Edition]

  • By: Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov
  • Narrated by: Veniamin Smehov
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 61

The Twelve Chairs is one of the most popular and prolific satirical novels written by Odessa-based Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov. Set in Soviet Russia, the story starts with a deathbed confession about substantial family treasures hidden from the Bolsheviks in one of the twelve chairs. A team of treasure hunters is quickly formed. Smooth operator Ostap Bender and Kisa, the Pussycat, set off to track down the chairs. They are not alone in their quest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding!

  • By alena prytulenka on 01-10-18

Russian language book

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Reviewed: 07-28-15

Great story with excellent narrator! I read this book several times, but each time I enjoy this book more and more. Real gem of great Russian literature ! I saw the movie version of this book. The movie is excellent, with great actors. There is an American version of this book too! Great fun!

  • Learn French with Paul Noble

  • PART 3: French made easy with your personal language coach
  • By: Paul Noble
  • Narrated by: Paul Noble
  • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Original Recording
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    5 out of 5 stars 368
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    5 out of 5 stars 301
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 276

Collins French with Paul Noble combines an exciting, new, non-traditional approach to language learning with the easy, relaxed appeal of an audio-only product. No books. No rote memorisation. No chance of failure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great French learning

  • By Psenko Victoria on 05-27-15

Great French learning

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Reviewed: 05-27-15

Wow! This is an excellent course! Simple, easy! I wish Paul had more advanced learning courses! I highly recommend it !

7 of 7 people found this review helpful