The Idiot

  • by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Narrated by Jefferson Mays
  • 27 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of the most influential authors from Russia’s Golden Age, Fyodor Dostoevsky left behind a vast collection of prized literary works, including Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov.
In The Idiot, Prince Myshkin possesses a childlike innocence and trusting nature that leave him vulnerable to abuse by those around him. Returning to St. Petersburg to collect an inheritance, Myshkin realizes he is a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, manipulation and power.

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Avoid Constance Garnett

The Alan Meyers translation used for this recording is much better than the translation used for the other recordings on Audible. The performance is also quite good.
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- Anthony

Thought provoking

Dostoevsky tale is a great examination of the shortcomings of people and how we can be better
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- Kobby

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-08-2014
  • Publisher: Recorded Books