AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

GULAG BOSS A Soviet Memoir

by | Read by Chris Patton

Biography & Memoir • 7.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Feodor Vasillievich Mochulsky, a Soviet railroad construction engineer, recalls his existence working for Stalin in the 1940s. Beyond the depressing details about the gulags—work camps—lie pearls of information about contemporary life in northern Russia as Socialism became Communism. Despite the millions of victims affected by the USSR’s murderous tactics to collectivize workers, a paradoxically small number of personal histories exist, and rarer yet is one by a government official. Narrator Chris Patton reads the engineer’s words in his normal voice and switches to faux Slavic accents for secondary characters. His efforts with those unpronounceable Russian names will probably fool those who are not from that part of the world. The translation from the original Slavic sounds choppy but aids in the charade that we’re hearing the voice of a Russian. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2010]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Audible, Inc. • 2010

DD ISBN $24.95

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

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.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×