Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ivan Goncharov

Narrated By: Kevin W. Davidson

Publisher: Authors Republic

Date: December 2016

Duration: 6 hours 28 minutes


Ivan Goncharov'™s masterpiece'"a magnificent farce about a gentleman who spends the better part of his life in bed'"brilliantly employs humor to explore the absurdities and injustices of an outmoded social order.

The book was considered a satire of Russian nobility whose social and economic function was increasingly questioned in mid-nineteenth century Russia. The novel was popular when it came out, and some of its characters and devices have imprinted on Russian culture and language.