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"I am a sick man...I am a spiteful man", a nameless voice cries out. And so, from underground, emerge the passionate confessions of a suffering man; the painful self-examination of a tormented soul; the bristling scorn of a lonely individual who has become one of the greatest anti-heroes in all literature.

Notes from Underground reveals Fyodor Dostoevsky on the threshold of genius, discovering the ideas that would later lead him to create his most monumental novels: Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov. Those who are familiar with his works will immediately recognize the novel's richly complex philosophical, political, and psychological themes; those who are not will find in their hands the best introduction to Dostoevsky's grander masterpieces.

Notes from Underground will deepen your understanding of a giant among writers of world literature - a man who continues to influence the greatest thinkers and writers in the Western world today.

Public Domain (P)1995 Recorded Books

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  • Brandon
  • 23-04-18

Hands down the best version!

This is the recording that made me fall in love with audiobooks years ago. Guidall’s narration perfectly captures the brilliant, bitter, brooding tone of the Underground Man. Pick up this version, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

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  • Christopher D. Long
  • 25-09-20

Fantastic

One of the best audiobooks I've listened to yet. Powerful writing by Dostoevsky and wonderful presentation by Guidall.

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  • John
  • 16-10-18

The greatest version you will ever here 👍👍👍👍👍 ....

George Guidall's performance on the tape I borrowed many years ago comes through as crystal clear in performance and with a true veteran actors pace as when I first heard it , ive waited many years to get this version and now I can put all the other poor to bad recordings of this classic ive owned away 😜.... 5 stars ...

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