The Brothers Karamazov (version 2)


Read by Tony Addison

(3.4 stars; 30 reviews)

Described as the Great Book of Wonders by Arthur Miller, this everyday tale of fraternal affection, sibling rivalry, obsession, lust, parricide, family intrigue, spiritual faith, death by economic deprivation and ultimate salvation in the soul, boasts (among other wonders) the perfect role for Marilyn Monroe, had Arthur only ever written the play. Madness, murder, mayhem and the courtroom drama to end all courtroom dramas it may be, but it is also (strangely) hilariously funny. It's all in the point of view. - Summary by Tony Addison (46 hr 24 min)

Chapters

Book One, Chapter One 14:15 Read by Tony Addison
Book One Chapter Two 14:01 Read by Tony Addison
Book One Chapter Three 26:14 Read by Tony Addison
Book One Chapter Four 31:08 Read by Tony Addison
Book One Chapter Five 33:22 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter One 16:17 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Two 29:53 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Three 26:38 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Four 22:25 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Five 36:39 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Six 35:58 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Seven 30:19 Read by Tony Addison
Book Two Chapter Eight 30:10 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter One 21:12 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Two 16:10 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Three 27:33 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Four 29:15 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Five 29:46 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Six 22:24 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Seveh 21:56 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Eight 24:51 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Nine 19:44 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Ten 41:53 Read by Tony Addison
Book Three Chapter Eleven 25:59 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter One 37:20 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter Two 15:35 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter Three 15:01 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter Four 16:28 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter Five 36:53 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter Six 25:40 Read by Tony Addison
Book Four Chapter Seven 29:15 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter One 30:09 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Two 19:53 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Three 29:29 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Four 38:55 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Five Part One 17:17 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Five Part Two 1:01:14 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Six 41:19 Read by Tony Addison
Book Five Chapter Seveb 28:07 Read by Tony Addison
Book Six Chapter One 50:20 Read by Tony Addison
Book Six Chapter Two 1:06:02 Read by Tony Addison
Book Six Chapter Three 49:03 Read by Tony Addison
Book Seven Chapter One 43:35 Read by Tony Addison
Book Seven Chapter Two 23:34 Read by Tony Addison
Book Seven Chapter Three 54:54 Read by Tony Addison
Book Seven Chapter Four 16:53 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter One 39:37 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Two 24:23 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Three 35:37 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Four 20:34 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Five 47:48 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Six 24:28 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Seven 51:57 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eight Chapter Eight 42:19 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter One 20:35 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Two 24:24 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Three 27:17 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Four 24:26 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Five 33:45 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Six 23:15 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Seven 34:14 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Eight 31:26 Read by Tony Addison
Book Nine Chapter Nine 12:17 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter One 17:43 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter Two 17:44 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter Three 21:41 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter Four 20:36 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter Five 44:37 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter Six 18:39 Read by Tony Addison
Book Ten Chapter Seven 9:55 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter One 26:36 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Two 30:16 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Three 17:49 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Four 44:06 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Five 18:24 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Six 31:50 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Seven 30:29 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Eight 53:04 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Nine 56:35 Read by Tony Addison
Book Eleven Chapter Ten 15:44 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter One 22:45 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Two 29:17 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Three 18:33 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Four 28:47 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Five 32:37 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Six 32:41 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Seven 15:41 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Eight 28:40 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Nine 32:24 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Ten 13:36 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Eleven 22:23 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Twelve 25:57 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Thirteen 25:49 Read by Tony Addison
Book Twelve Chapter Fourteen 18:44 Read by Tony Addison
Epilogue Chapter One 16:37 Read by Tony Addison
Epilogue Chapter Two 22:16 Read by Tony Addison
Epilogue Chapter Three 28:49 Read by Tony Addison

Reviews

(2 stars)

This is my favorite translation. I’ve tried for many chapters; however, listening to this reader is as painful as watching “The King’s Speech” when the king was reading, trying to overcome his stammer. There’s something extraordinarily unnatural about the reading.

(2 stars)

After reading the previous reviews I really wasn’t sure what to expect so I listened for myself. I found that this reader, while he annunciates clearly and precisely, speaks far too slowly. I could barely listen farther than a couple sentences. Even speeding up the recording didn’t help because he then becomes very choppy. I much prefer the version 1 recording that is read by multiple volunteers. Mr. Addison, if you read this review, I would probably listen to more recordings of you if you could read a bit faster. This is a difficult work to narrate and I congratulate you on your dedication.

Don't bother

(1 stars)

I gave up halfway through the first chapter and switched to the other recording. I don't know what the other reviewer was thinking but this voice is unbearable. I can see you're trying to enunciated each word but oh my god, it's excruciating.

(4.5 stars)

Tony Addison is the best narrator I have ever heard, anywhere. his pace, enunciation and character portrayal is outstanding. have e

good book horrible reader

(3 stars)

the book was good but the readers voice made you want to fall asleep

not my name

(3 stars)

Reader is definitely difficult to listen to. Obviously an excellent story!

I loved the narrator. It truly gave life to the book

(5 stars)