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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

AuthorLeo Tolstoy

NarratorOliver Ford Davies

Duration2h 51m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Classics

Key StageA Level

PublisherNaxos

VersionUnabridged

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Drawing on the experience of his own struggle to find enlightenment and a deeper spiritual understanding of life, Tolstoy in this audiobook takes us on the final journey towards death with Ivan Ilyich, who, falling victim to an incurable illness, ponders his own life - its shallowness and lack of compassion, wondering what is the meaning of it all. At times sombre, at times satirical, Tolstoy's novel raises questions about the way we live and how we should strive even at the end to seek final redemption.

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