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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (127 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev Narrator: Igor Serebryany Publisher: IDDK Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Seven Who Were Hanged is one of the most famous novels by celebrated Russian writer Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev (1871-1919). The story, recounting the final hours of seven people sentenced to death by hanging following a secret trial, shocked Russian society. Andreyev presents his characters - five would-be terrorists and two common criminals - with great pathos and human sympathy, forcing the listener to confront the uncomfortable moral realities of capital punishment.

Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Wendy van Ginkel | 8/9/2013

    " Having read many books written by Russian authors, the translation to English was done very well by Herman Bernstein. I was able to read this story in an afternoon, completely engrossed throughout. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Boris Gregoric | 6/13/2013

    " My two stars go against the choppy, dated, and unnatural sounding translation from 1909 . It must be something else in the language of the original or, granted, some of the numerous more-modern renditions. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sharalee | 4/2/2013

    " Very well written, but not to what I believe could be Andreyev's full potential. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Katrinka | 8/6/2012

    " "The Red Laugh" was AMAZING, or at least the second half was. "Ben Tobit" and "Lazarus" are also two of the stories here that stood out for me. "

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