Under Western Eyes (Compact Disc)

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By Joseph Conrad, Ralph Cosham (Read by)
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Hailed as one of Joseph Conrad's finest literary achievements, Under Western Eyes tells the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-revolutionary czarist Russia. It begins with a bomb that kills its intended target, a hated Russian minister of police, along with several innocent bystanders. A young student named Razumov hides the perpetrator, who questions his moral strength and integrity. Set in St. Petersburg amid intrigue and espionage, this novel hauntingly speaks to the broader, timeless question of human responsibility and honor. Conrad said that his intent was to render "the psychology of Russia," a country being driven to anarchy by misguided revolutionaries. This masterwork, published six years before the Russian Revolution, is a chillingly accurate prophecy of what was to come.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781470888312
ISBN-10: 1470888319
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: June 1st, 2013
Pages: 9
Language: English