The Kreutzer Sonata

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Leo Tolstoy

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 3 hours 41 minutes

Summary:

Publication of The Kreutzer Sonata in 1889 was a significant intellectual event worldwide. Censored in Russia, it set off an explosive debate in Europe, America, and Asia on matters relating to sexual abstinence and the hypocrisy of marriage. The novella emphasizes Tolstoy's controversial view on sexuality, which asserts that physical desire is an obstacle to relations between men and women and may result in tragedy. The Kreutzer Sonata has been recognized as among the best examples of Tolstoy's art of storytelling.(Introduction by Dorlene Kaplan)

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Kreutzer Sonata

by Leo Tolstoy

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Kreutzer Sonata, Leo Tolstoy