The Brothers Karamozov (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
The Brothers Karamozov - Audio Cassette - Abridged Author:Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Sir Anthony Quayle (Narrator) Dostoevsky’s towering reputation as one of the handful of thinkers who forged the modern sensibility has sometimes obscured the purely novelistic virtues -- brilliant characterizations, flair for suspense and melodrama, instinctive theatricality -- that made his work so immensely popular in nineteenth-century Russia. The Brother... more »s Karamazov, his last and greatest novel, published just before his death in 1881, chronicles the bitter love-hate struggle between the outsized Fyodor Karamazov and his three very different sons. It is above all the story of a murder, told with hair-raising intellectual clarity and a feeling for the human condition unsurpassed in world literature.
Read by Sir Anthony Quayle. Abridged: 2 cassettes, 3 hrs.« less