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Publisher's Summary

A brilliant collection of short stories by some of Russia's best writers:

    1. "Twenty-Six Men and a Girl" by Maxim Gorky
    2. "The Queen of Spades" by Alexander Pushkin
    3. "The Honest Thief" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    4. "The Long Exile" by Count Leo Tolstoy
    5. "The Self-Sacrificing Rabbit" by Nicolai Schedrin
    6. "Comrades" by Maxim Gorky
    7. "A Candle" by Count Leo Tolstoy
    8. "The Nose" by Nikolai Gogo
    9. "The Encased Man" by Anton Chekhov
    10. "The Pistol Shot" by Alexander Pushkin
    11. "The Chorus Girl" by Anton Chekhov
    12. "The Old Verger" by Vladimir Korolenko
    13. "The Three Hermits" by Count Leo Tolstoy
    14. "The Ghost of the Engineers’ Castle" by Nikolai Leskov

Public Domain (P)2014 Red Door Audiobooks

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Surprisingly fun

Excellent stories; excellent narration. Sometimes had to strain to hear, but that may be my ears.

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Deep Russian stories

The 26 slaves, the drunkard story and the hermits were to me the best ones.

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Disappointing Narration

Tolstoy's stories are great, but Dobson's voice is strangely grating. Mediocre at best, sad to say.

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  • Ieva
  • 02-02-16

horrible narrator. couldn't listen to it....

I couldn't listen to this. not sure if the narrator was trying to make a russian accent buy it was dreadful. So upset about this I ll just have to buy the real book. as the stories are amazing but I don't know who on earth could listen to this woman talk more than a 1 min.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful