AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

CAUGHT IN THE REVOLUTION Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Xe Sands

History • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

This centenary year of the Russian Revolution promises a string of new audio histories, but not many will surpass this one for impact. Xe Sands is a subtle and empathetic narrator--not the voice you'd immediately think of for a story of violent upheaval. Helen Rappaport's narrative, too, told from the perspective of Westerners in the Russian capital in 1917, might initially seem narrow and parochial. But together they bring the listener down to street level to witness firsthand a chain of events that seems astonishing even today. Hunger, confusion, high hopes, terror, and ruthless determination fueled those uncertain months, and, as the chapters unfold, you see and feel with vivid immediacy how everything could have been so different--and yet could have ended no other way. D.A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2017]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-8479-2 $45.99 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN 9781427284785 $23.99

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×