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


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

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.

Disc 1

  The Idiot
1.   On The Train To St. Petersburg 00:12:22
2.   A Tale Of Infatuation 00:05:27
3.   General Ivan Fedorovitch Yepanchin 00:09:22
4.   Gavrila Ardalionovitch Yepanchin 00:01:57
5.   General Yepanchin Meets Prince Muishkin 00:05:57
6.   A Portrait Of Nastasia Phillipovna Barashkov 00:08:07
7.   Afanasy Ivanovivh Totsky And His 'Ward' 00:10:11
8.   Mrs nina Alexandrovna Yepanchin: 'He's Just A Child' 00:04:31
9.   The Prince Tells Marie's Story 00:07:43
10.   Gavrila, The Portrait - And Aglaya 00:05:26
11.   Prince Muishkin Takes Up Lodging With Ganya Ivolgin 00:02:43
12.   Nastasia Phillipovna Appears 00:05:37

Disc 2

  The Idiot
1.   Rogojhin And Entourage Arrive At The Ivolgins 00:08:54
2.   At Nastasia Phillipovna's 00:06:18
3.   Rogojhin Arrives With A Packet 00:08:50
4.   Nastasia Phillipovna Tempts Ganya Ivolgin 00:03:46
5.   Yevgeny Pavlovitch Radomsky Is Introduced To The Yepanchins 00:02:03
6.   Prince Muishkin Returns To St. Petersburg 00:04:17
7.   Lebedev's Country House At Pavlovsk 00:11:43
8.   Antip Burdovsky Masquerading As Pavlichev's Son Arrives 00:02:29
9.   The Prince Responds To Accusations 00:05:31
10.   Mrs. Yepanchin Quizzes The Prince 00:05:50
11.   In Conversation With Aglaya 00:12:23
12.   Nastasia Phillipovna Appears 00:07:05

Disc 3

  The Idiot
1.   News Of A Surprise Proposal 00:01:52
2.   The Rendezvous 00:08:25
3.   A Party At The Yepanchins 00:12:18
4.   At Nastasia Phillipovna's 00:14:36
5.   Preparations For A Marriage 00:08:22
6.   The Wedding 00:03:38
7.   Prince Muishkin Returns At St. Petersburg 00:03:44
8.   Back At The Hotel 00:05:16
9.   The House At Gorohovaya 00:10:21
10.   Lying By The Bed 00:06:09
11.   The Flat Is Opened 00:03:03
12.   Mrs. Yepanchin: 'I've Had A Good Russian Cry' 00:01:44

Total Playing Time: 03:58:00

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhail

Sheen, Michael

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA305912

Barcode: 0730099005920

Physical Release: 07/1995

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