The Gambler (Abridged) Audiobook, by Fyodor Dostoevsky Play Audiobook Sample

The Gambler (Abridged) Audiobook

The Gambler (Abridged) Audiobook, by Fyodor Dostoevsky Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Babak Ghahremani Publisher: Author's Republic Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 3.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 2.88 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: April 2020 Format: Abridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781662113918

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Longest Chapter Length:

29:44 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

38 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

18:55 minutes

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Publisher Description

The Gambler is the short novel by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky. Dostoevsky tells the story of a young tutor named Alexey Ivanovitch, who works in the household of an imperious Russian general. He wants to break through the wall of the established order in Russia. To reach this goal, he tries to achieve money and power by gambling. He descends further and further into a life of roulettes and casino living and sinks himself in the endless downward spiral of betting and loss. As he fails to resist the temptations of his addiction (the gambling), he finds himself engaged in unrequited love with Polina, the General's cruel yet seductive niece. This version of the book is translated by Soroosh Habibi into Persian (Farsi) and Narrated by Babak Ghahremani. The Persian version of The Gambler's audiobook is published by Maktub worldwide.

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About Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821–1881) was a Russian novelist, journalist, and short-story writer whose psychological penetration into the darkest recesses of the human heart had a profound and universal influence on the twentieth-century novel. He was born in Moscow, the son of a surgeon. Leaving the study of engineering for literature, he published Poor Folk in 1846. As a member of revolutionary circles in St. Petersburg, he was condemned to death in 1849. A last-minute reprieve sent him to Siberia for hard labor. Returning to St. Petersburg in 1859, he worked as a journalist and completed his masterpiece, Crime and Punishment, as well as other works, including The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov.