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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (846 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Leo Tolstoy Narrator: Ilya Bobylev Publisher: IDDK Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In Tolstoy's short story Master and Man, Vasily Andreich Brekhunov, a rich merchant, is determined to close a business deal. He is travelling with his exploited servant, Nikita, through a blizzard - little realizing that this will soon become a life and death situation.

Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Carol | 2/12/2014

    " The story of a greedy, self-centered business man and his faithful servant and horse traveling in a difficult blizzard. The ending surprised me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sandra | 1/31/2014

    " Great short story about human weakness. Very well written! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Joseph | 1/27/2014

    " So I didn't really read this whole book, but I did read the short story "Master and Man," which was not at all what I expected. Great story - one of Tolstoy's best. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nathan | 1/27/2014

    " Tolstoy deftly renders social and psychological tensions (between master and man) and nature's impingement on the bodies and souls of these two men journeying through the Russian wilderness. Confusion and dread mount as night descends and the blizzard intensifies, but a natural order based on true nobility takes form. Sadly, unlike the morally ambiguous tales of Dostoevsky, Tolstoy's culminates with a pithy Socialist moral. This irks me simply because I think "negative capability" is an essential quality of creative genius. But get over it Nathan! this is a gripping read. "

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