AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter
SASHENKA
Fiction

SASHENKA

by | Read by Anne Flosnik

Fiction • 20.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Beautiful teenaged Sashenka joins the Marxist underground in tzarist St. Petersburg. A true believer, she survives the revolution and even the terror that follows, enjoying a privileged life with her party-leader husband—until the Stalinist tiger turns on her, as it did on so many. Montefiore uses his knowledge of the Soviet period to shattering effect when, 50 years later, a young researcher navigates the secret archives to learn what happened to Sashenka, her husband, and her children. Anne Flosnik is a fine actor who could have hit this out of the park, but she chooses to render everyone's speech in a stagey faux-Russian accent. Why? These characters were speaking Russian—in Russia. Somehow, the power of the story survives the insult. B.G. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2009]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400110070 $49.99 • Sixteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400160075 $34.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400140077 $99.99 • Sixteen CDs

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×