A Woman's Kingdom

  • by Anton Palovich Chekhov
  • Narrated by John William Cawthorne
  • 1 hrs and 46 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A Woman's Kingdom is one of Chekhov best short stories. It is a classic study of the change in Russian society of the turn of the 19th century.

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Excellent Chekhov Story with Poor Narration

This is a very nice Chekhov story (but not one of my favorites). Like many of Chekhov’s short stories this story seems surprisingly modern in outlook, as if a modern author was writing about history. The writing is excellent and the story and characters interesting. I did not much care for the narration. I found the tone and tempo off-putting and there was a slight, but quite annoying, echo. Playing this at 1.5x speed made it quite a bit more tolerable. This was only 63 cents (not worth a full credit), so overall, it was worth it to me – but just barely.
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- Michael "I focus on fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, science, history, politics and read a lot. I try to review everything I read."

A Wonderful Short Story, classic Chekhov!

This reading has to be one of the best I have heard of Chekhov which is not easy to interpret. John Willian Cawthorne is a great narrator but it's ashamed that he hasn't done more. Any one who enjoys classic Russian literature will enjoy this piece.
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- Robert

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-13-2009
  • Publisher: Roberson Audio Publication