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Dostoyevsky, F.: Idiot (The) (Abridged)

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Dostoyevsky, F.: Idiot (The) (Abridged)
Label Catalogue Number:
NA305912
ISBN: 9789629545031
Download Size: 221 Mb
Running Time: 03:58:00
Release Date: July 1995
Originally recorded in 1995
Author
Fyodor Mikhail Dostoyevsky
Producer
Nicolas Soames
Reader
Michael Sheen
Genre:
Spoken Word
Classic Fiction

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Dostoyevsky, F.: Idiot (The) (Abridged)
Fyodor Mikhail Dostoyevsky
Read by Michael Sheen
Prince Lef Mikolayevitch Muishkin is one of the great characters in Russian literature. Is he a saint or just naïve, an idealist or, as many in General Yepanchin's society feel, an 'idiot'? Certainly, his return to St Petersburg after years in a Swiss clinic has a dramatic effect on the beautiful Aglaya, youngest of the Yepanchin daughters and on the charismatic but wilful Nastasio Phillipovna. As he paints a vivid picture of Russian society, Dostoyevsky shows how principles conflict with emotions - with tragic results.




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