Regular price: $29.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $29.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

From sensational storyteller Josh Weil comes an epic tale of brotherly love, a sui generis novel swathed in the all the magic of Russian folklore and set against the backdrop of an all too possible dystopian alternate reality.
Twin brothers Yarik and Dima have been inseparable since childhood. Living on their uncle's farm after the death of their father, the boys once spent their days helping and observing the fishermen, their nights spellbound by their uncle's mythic tales. Years later, the two men labor side by side at the Oranzheria, a sprawling glass greenhouse built over farmlands; a capitalist experiment that keeps the surrounding townspeople in perpetual daylight.
Work is now the only thing the twins have in common - stalwart Yarik is married with children, and oppressed by the burden of responsibility and the pressures of work, whilst dreamer Dima lives alone with his mother and rooster and spends his time gingerly planning the brothers' return to their uncle's land. One ordinary day, a bizarre encounter with the Oranzerhia's ruthless owner Boris Romanovitch Bazarov changes the brother's lives forever. When Dima quits his job and Yarik garners promotion, both men become poster boys for two very different ideologies.
As Yarik and Dima's paths increasingly diverge, they find themselves at the center of strange conspiracies, disasters, deceptions, and greed, that not only threaten to obliterate their bond, but divide the lives of everyone around them.
A thrillingly ambitious novel of love, loss, and light, set in an alternative present-day Russia.
©2014 Josh Weil (P)2015 Audible Inc.
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Kimberly Rhoades on 05-09-15

Grueling

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

I'm not sure how you could redeem such a depressing story. I’ve listened to hundreds of audio books and on occasion, I find one this relentlessly bleak. I'm not sure how anyone could redeem such a grueling and depressing story. I gave it a good 7 ½ hours, before giving up and deciding to dump this book.

Read More Hide me

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2017 Audible, Inc