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DOSTOYEVSKY, F.M.: Possessed (The) (Unabridged)

Also known as Demons, The Possessed is a powerful socio-political novel about revolutionary ideas and the radicals behind them. It follows the career of Pyotr Stepanovitch Verhovensky, a political terrorist who leads a group of Nihilists on a demonic quest for societal breakdown. They are consumed by their desires and ideals, and have surrendered themselves fully to the darkness of their ‘demons’. This possession leads them to engulf a quiet provincial town and subject it to a storm of violence. Inspired by a real political killing in 1869, the book is an impassioned response to the ideologies of European liberalism and nihilism, which threatened Russian Orthodoxy; it eerily predicted the Russian Revolution, which would take place fifty years later. Funny, shocking and tragic, it is a profound and affecting work with deep philosophical discourses about God, human freedom and political revolution.

This edition contains the original banned Chapter Nine, translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Virginia Woolf, which is presented here as an appendix.



Disc 1

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Possessed 00:12:42
2.   Play with flash player II 00:06:44
3.   Play with flash player III 00:05:29
4.   Play with flash player IV 00:08:55
5.   Play with flash player V 00:07:17
6.   Play with flash player VI 00:11:04
7.   Play with flash player VII 00:06:16
8.   Play with flash player VIII 00:14:12


Disc 2

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player IX 00:07:15
2.   Play with flash player Three years later, as every one knows… 00:08:18
3.   Play with flash player Chapter II. Prince Harry. Matchmaking 00:13:29
4.   Play with flash player II 00:11:01
5.   Play with flash player III 00:11:20
6.   Play with flash player IV 00:09:33
7.   Play with flash player Let's get on, Stepan Trofimovitch, I beg you!' 00:12:05


Disc 3

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player V 00:03:37
2.   Play with flash player VI 00:05:41
3.   Play with flash player That very day Varvara Petrovna wrote… 00:10:21
4.   Play with flash player VII 00:11:28
5.   Play with flash player VIII 00:12:56
6.   Play with flash player Chapter III. The Sins of Others 00:10:09
7.   Play with flash player II 00:09:00
8.   Play with flash player III 00:07:38


Disc 4

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player IV 00:13:06
2.   Play with flash player V 00:06:56
3.   Play with flash player VI 00:06:07
4.   Play with flash player 'Is that true' 00:10:01
5.   Play with flash player VII 00:07:59
6.   Play with flash player Mavriky Nikolaevitch was an artillery captain… 00:08:48
7.   Play with flash player VIII 00:12:14
8.   Play with flash player IX 00:04:56


Disc 5

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player X 00:10:20
2.   Play with flash player 'Oh, heavens!' 00:04:47
3.   Play with flash player Chapter IV. The Cripple 00:05:13
4.   Play with flash player II 00:14:00
5.   Play with flash player III 00:05:28
6.   Play with flash player IV 00:10:58
7.   Play with flash player V 00:07:28
8.   Play with flash player She got hold of the roll at last… 00:10:56
9.   Play with flash player VI 00:04:27


Disc 6

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player VII 00:09:08
2.   Play with flash player Varvara Petrovna stood still… 00:10:50
3.   Play with flash player Chapter V. The Subtle Serpent 00:06:41
4.   Play with flash player II 00:03:10
5.   Play with flash player III 00:09:00
6.   Play with flash player Silence followed. 00:08:40
7.   Play with flash player IV 00:13:34
8.   Play with flash player 'All that is nonsensical allegory,'… 00:07:39
9.   Play with flash player V 00:05:16


Disc 7

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Nikolay Vsyevolodovitch was already… 00:07:17
2.   Play with flash player VI 00:10:08
3.   Play with flash player The speaker suddenly broke off… 00:14:28
4.   Play with flash player VII 00:08:37
5.   Play with flash player At that point Nikolay Vsyevolodovitch… 00:10:47
6.   Play with flash player VIII 00:08:48
7.   Play with flash player Part II. Chapter I. Night 00:11:32


Disc 8

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player II 00:09:47
2.   Play with flash player III 00:11:33
3.   Play with flash player He really was speaking in earnest… 00:12:32
4.   Play with flash player IV 00:07:27
5.   Play with flash player V 00:07:45
6.   Play with flash player 'I understand shooting oneself, of course,'… 00:08:15
7.   Play with flash player VI 00:12:33


Disc 9

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Stavrogin waited a moment and then began. 00:04:49
2.   Play with flash player VII 00:09:56
3.   Play with flash player 'I don't agree that you've not altered anything,'… 00:13:19
4.   Play with flash player Chapter II. Night (continued) 00:09:07
5.   Play with flash player II 00:14:17
6.   Play with flash player The captain heaved… 00:12:02


Disc 10

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player III 00:07:15
2.   Play with flash player 'Don't be afraid, and don't be uneasy,'… 00:09:37
3.   Play with flash player IV 00:06:45
4.   Play with flash player Chapter III. The Duel 00:05:45
5.   Play with flash player II 00:11:07
6.   Play with flash player III 00:03:08
7.   Play with flash player IV 00:08:29
8.   Play with flash player Chapter IV. All in Expectation 00:13:01
9.   Play with flash player Yulia Mihailovna was flattered… 00:08:04


Disc 11

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player II 00:10:19
2.   Play with flash player III 00:08:02
3.   Play with flash player In spite of the rather elevated style… 00:07:16
4.   Play with flash player 'But he says such dreadful things,'… 00:09:11
5.   Play with flash player Chapter V. On the Eve of the Fete 00:08:59
6.   Play with flash player But there were pranks of a certain character… 00:09:53
7.   Play with flash player II 00:11:37


Disc 12

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Merry and greedily inquisitive eyes… 00:12:57
2.   Play with flash player III 00:08:26
3.   Play with flash player 'That was not it…' 00:11:02
4.   Play with flash player Chapter VI. Pyotr Stepanovitch… 00:07:03
5.   Play with flash player II 00:09:20
6.   Play with flash player III 00:09:50
7.   Play with flash player Lembke looked intently at Pyotr Stepanovitch. 00:14:32


Disc 13

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player IV 00:10:15
2.   Play with flash player V 00:07:22
3.   Play with flash player 'This boor,' thought Karmazinov… 00:09:01
4.   Play with flash player VI 00:14:53
5.   Play with flash player VII 00:14:52
6.   Play with flash player Chapter VII. A Meeting Amongst Our Own 00:14:06


Disc 14

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player II 00:14:48
2.   Play with flash player The girl - student got up. 00:10:46
3.   Play with flash player 'Excuse me,' said the lame man… 00:15:00
4.   Play with flash player Chapter VIII. Ivan the Tsarevitch 00:10:07
5.   Play with flash player 'Listen, Stavrogin.' 00:13:09
6.   Play with flash player Chapter IX. A Raid at Stefan Trofimovitch's 00:09:18


Disc 15

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I bowed my head before such madness. 00:13:49
2.   Play with flash player Chapter X. Filibusters. A Fatal Morning 00:14:27
3.   Play with flash player But at this point Yulia Mihailovna… 00:15:00
4.   Play with flash player II 00:06:43
5.   Play with flash player III 00:08:04
6.   Play with flash player 'As for me, I am quite at rest…' 00:13:50


Disc 16

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Part III. Chapter I. The Fete – First Part 00:06:50
2.   Play with flash player II 00:10:34
3.   Play with flash player As soon as these savages entered the hall… 00:07:04
4.   Play with flash player As they walked to their seats… 00:14:02
5.   Play with flash player III 00:09:14
6.   Play with flash player Of course it did not end without trouble… 00:07:49
7.   Play with flash player IV 00:13:12


Disc 17

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'Ladies and gentlemen,'… 00:04:38
2.   Play with flash player Chapter II. The End of the Fete 00:06:43
3.   Play with flash player II 00:09:55
4.   Play with flash player 'Ah, don't speak of it!' 00:11:31
5.   Play with flash player III 00:13:18
6.   Play with flash player At last the 'literary quadrille' began. 00:13:37
7.   Play with flash player IV 00:13:47


Disc 18

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter III. A Romance Ended 00:14:03
2.   Play with flash player II 00:08:03
3.   Play with flash player 'If you've come in a racing droshky…' 00:07:58
4.   Play with flash player III 00:07:05
5.   Play with flash player But it would be strange to describe… 00:09:13
6.   Play with flash player Chapter IV. The Final Decision 00:10:35
7.   Play with flash player He pulled out of his pocket… 00:12:17
8.   Play with flash player II 00:04:11


Disc 19

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Absorbed in his sensations… 00:06:03
2.   Play with flash player III 00:14:20
3.   Play with flash player IV 00:04:45
4.   Play with flash player Chapter V. A Woman Traveller 00:11:34
5.   Play with flash player 'Marie… you know… you are very tired…' 00:10:44
6.   Play with flash player II 00:14:51
7.   Play with flash player III 00:11:40


Disc 20

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player IV 00:07:06
2.   Play with flash player V 00:03:19
3.   Play with flash player VI 00:12:20
4.   Play with flash player Chapter VI. A Night of Many Difficulties 00:10:08
5.   Play with flash player Pyotr Stepanovitch was furious… 00:13:29
6.   Play with flash player II 00:10:48
7.   Play with flash player Pyotr Stepanovitch was much excited… 00:14:19


Disc 21

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'I, Alexey Kirillov,'… 00:13:31
2.   Play with flash player III 00:08:24
3.   Play with flash player Chapter VII. Stepan Trofimovitch's Last… 00:06:29
4.   Play with flash player He started all over with terror… 00:12:49
5.   Play with flash player He filled the wineglass… 00:13:11
6.   Play with flash player II 00:08:52
7.   Play with flash player Stepan Trofimovitch looked almost reproachfully… 00:10:27


Disc 22

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The two days that followed… 00:10:52
2.   Play with flash player III 00:11:11
3.   Play with flash player 'The fool!' 00:12:24
4.   Play with flash player Chapter VIII. Conclusion 00:09:48
5.   Play with flash player But to return to Lyamshin… 00:08:16
6.   Play with flash player Tolkatchenko, who was arrested… 00:13:17
7.   Play with flash player Appendix 00:07:11


Disc 23

  The Possessed (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player After the first greetings… 00:07:11
2.   Play with flash player Tikhon gave him a questioning look. 00:09:22
3.   Play with flash player II 00:14:01
4.   Play with flash player 'When all was over, she was confused.' 00:11:58
5.   Play with flash player 'At last I decided that I could leave…' 00:14:22
6.   Play with flash player The reading lasted for about an hour. 00:07:41
7.   Play with flash player Stavrogin blushed; his face expressed alarm. 00:07:57

Total Playing Time: 27:26:38






Author(s):
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhail

Reader(s):
Gregory, Constantine

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0293

Barcode: 9781781981009

Release Date: 01/2018

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