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    • Dead Souls

    • By: Nikolai Gogol, C. J. Hogarth (translator)
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in a provincial town and visits a succession of landowners to make each a strange offer. He proposes to buy the names of dead serfs still registered on the census, saving their owners from paying tax on them, and to use these "souls" as collateral to reinvent himself as a gentleman. In this ebullient masterpiece, Nikolai Gogol created a grotesque gallery of human types.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captures absurdity of mid 19th century Russia

    • By Darwin8u on 10-26-12

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Gambler

    • By: Fyodor Dostoevsky, C. J. Hogarth (translator)
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    The Gambler is a psychologically probing novel concerning the gambling episodes, tangled love affairs, and complicated lives of Alexis Ivanovitch, a young gambling addict; Polina Alexandrovna, the woman he loves; a pair of French adventurers; and other characters. Narrated by Alexis, this short novel is based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's own experiences as a compulsive gambler.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, great narration, proper pronunciation

    • By Mike R. on 09-16-11

    Regular price: $19.59