The Twelve Chairs [Russian Edition]

  • by Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov
  • Narrated by Veniamin Smehov
  • 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Twelve Chairs is one of the most popular and prolific satirical novels written by Odessa-based Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov.
Set in Soviet Russia, the story starts with a deathbed confession about substantial family treasures hidden from the Bolsheviks in one of the twelve chairs. A team of treasure hunters is quickly formed. Smooth operator Ostap Bender and Kisa, the Pussycat, set off to track down the chairs. They are not alone in their quest. Father Fyodor took advantage of the deathbed confession and has also set off to recover the fortune.
Read in Russian by Veniamin Smehov. This release is part of the Russian Audio Library collection published by Sovereign Classic -


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Keep in mind this is in Russian language, but the story is a classic and and Smekhov's performance is PHENOMENAL
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- Roman

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Great story with excellent narrator! I read this book several times, but each time I enjoy this book more and more. Real gem of great Russian literature ! I saw the movie version of this book. The movie is excellent, with great actors. There is an American version of this book too! Great fun!
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- Psenko Victoria "Tell us about yourself! I am retired and all my life I loved to read. Audible gives you a chance to listen and enjoy your book everywhere!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-12-2015
  • Publisher: Interactive Media