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GOGOL, N.: Dead Souls (Unabridged)

Gogol’s great Russian classic is the Pickwick Papers of Russian Literature. It takes a sharp but humorous look at life in all its strata, but especially the devious complexities in Russia with its landowners and serfs. We are introduced to Tchitchikov, a businessman who, in order to trick the tax authorities, buys up dead ‘souls’ or serfs whose names still appear on the government census. Despite being a dealer in phantom crimes and paper ghosts, he is the most beguiling of Gogol’s characters. Gogol’s obsession with attempting to display ‘the untold riches of the Russian soul’ eventually led him to madness, religious mania and death. Dismissed by him as merely ‘a pale introduction to the great epic poem which is taking shape in my mind’, Dead Souls is the culmination of Gogol’s genius.



Disc 1

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Dead Souls 00:09:36
2.   Play with flash player While the waiter was still engaged in spelling… 00:09:22
3.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov had hardly time to look about him… 00:10:55
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:10:45
5.   Play with flash player As he drove up to the courtyard,… 00:10:29
6.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov was actually a little embarrassed… 00:11:58


Disc 2

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The steward appeared. He was a man… 00:15:17
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:09:32
3.   Play with flash player The word nobleman seemed to make the old… 00:09:50
4.   Play with flash player Beyond the kitchen garden there were peasants'… 00:11:36
5.   Play with flash player After mopping his brow Tchitchikov… 00:08:14
6.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov explained to her that the paper… 00:09:17
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:07:49


Disc 3

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'But if I had only twenty roubles in my pocket,'… 00:12:17
2.   Play with flash player The travellers took their seats. 00:11:52
3.   Play with flash player The visitors returned to the house… 00:10:01
4.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov was offended by this observation. 00:09:36
5.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov went back to his room… 00:10:15
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:08:46
7.   Play with flash player But our hero was a man of mature years… 00:09:47


Disc 4

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'We were speaking of you last Thursday…' 00:10:00
2.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov approached the subject indirectly… 00:11:02
3.   Play with flash player Whereupon he sat Tchitchikov down… 00:10:41
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:09:27
5.   Play with flash player After turning round two or three corners… 00:10:15
6.   Play with flash player And yet there had been a time when he was only… 00:08:50
7.   Play with flash player To this Plyushkin muttered something… 00:12:28


Disc 5

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player It was an apparition, like the sudden appearance… 00:14:08
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:11:43
3.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov was right, it really was a woman. 00:11:15
4.   Play with flash player Our hero saw a vast amount of paper… 00:10:02
5.   Play with flash player Ivan Antonovitch, the 'jug snout' with whom… 00:08:09
6.   Play with flash player The visitors arrived all together…. 00:10:41
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:07:32


Disc 6

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player As far as health and appearance goes… 00:12:13
2.   Play with flash player His arrival at the ball made an extraordinary… 00:10:20
3.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov was so absorbed in his conversation… 00:11:50
4.   Play with flash player All the ladies were greatly displeased… 00:10:19
5.   Play with flash player There in the little room so familiar to the reader… 00:08:47
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:09:01
7.   Play with flash player Poor Sofya Ivanovna did not know what to do. 00:10:45


Disc 7

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player It might have seemed inevitable that a storm… 00:13:02
2.   Play with flash player Having done their duty by the governor's wife… 00:11:49
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:06:01
4.   Play with flash player 'After the campaign of 1812, my good sir'… 00:12:28
5.   Play with flash player The postmaster cried out, slapped himself… 00:10:01
6.   Play with flash player They tried dropping a hint about Napoleon… 00:08:40
7.   Play with flash player 'How inexplicable!' Tchitchikov thought… 00:08:43
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:02:32


Disc 8

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Selifan was turning towards the door to retire… 00:11:18
2.   Play with flash player How strange, alluring, stimulating… 00:12:07
3.   Play with flash player Next day he began going to school. 00:12:26
4.   Play with flash player The morose old head clerk even began… 00:11:55
5.   Play with flash player I must mention that another thing… 00:11:19
6.   Play with flash player As the reader is already aware… 00:13:23


Disc 9

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The author will incur censure also… 00:11:32
2.   Play with flash player Book 2: Chapter 1 00:09:45
3.   Play with flash player From this record of his day… 00:09:52
4.   Play with flash player But youth has a future before it. 00:11:00
5.   Play with flash player And meanwhile, another spectacle… 00:10:43
6.   Play with flash player What did those sobs mean 00:09:25
7.   Play with flash player Such were the circumstances of Andrey… 00:11:01


Disc 10

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov walked about a great deal. 00:14:09
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:09:47
3.   Play with flash player Ulinka seemed at once to fire up and grow eager. 00:13:06
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:09:29
5.   Play with flash player When Tchitchikov drove up to the front door… 00:10:34
6.   Play with flash player It was the same thing with the wines. 00:14:56


Disc 11

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player They drove up to the house. 00:11:43
2.   Play with flash player Upon this Tchitchikov reflected… 00:13:07
3.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov was not interested in almshouses… 00:11:57
4.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov drank in the sweet sound… 00:11:06
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:12:26
6.   Play with flash player The sights that met them on their way back… 00:11:24


Disc 12

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Hlobuev was almost one of these wonderful… 00:10:38
2.   Play with flash player Tchitchikov poured out a glass… 00:09:28
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:09:03
4.   Play with flash player Completely reassured and fortified… 00:09:32
5.   Play with flash player 'Excuse me, Pyotr Petrovitch; but before we talk…' 00:09:28
6.   Play with flash player Pyotr Petrovitch was amazed at this… 00:09:30
7.   Play with flash player When all at once in the passage… 00:07:55


Disc 13

  Dead Souls (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player If a draught of spring water were poured down… 00:10:39
2.   Play with flash player And a life of toil, away from the noise of cities… 00:10:18
3.   Play with flash player Murazov paused as though considering… 00:10:28
4.   Play with flash player An hour earlier old Murazov had set off… 00:07:41

Total Playing Time: 14:54:08






Author(s):
Gogol, Nikolai

Reader(s):
Boulton, Nicholas

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0269

Barcode: 9781781980521

Release Date: 07/2017

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