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LibriVox opname van Mopes de kluizenaar, van Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870). Vertaler onbekend. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van 'Tom Tidler's ground' het kerstverhaal uit 1861. Het boek is geschreven in samenwerking met Wilkie Collins, Charles Allston Collins, Amelia Edwards en John Harwood. Vijf bezoekers van kluizenaar Mopes vertellen over een problematische periode in hun leven, en hoe ze de problemen samen met andere mensen moedig aanpakken. Jezelf terugtrekken uit wereld en...
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LibriVox recording of Martin Chuzzlewit (Version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Dickens portrayal of selfishness, in this case in the Chuzzlewit family. Old Martin has a great fortune, and everyone wants in on it, especially distant cousin Seth Pecksniff. Meanwhile, his grandson, young Martin, has fallen in love with his grandfather's ward Mary and is disinherited, sending young Martin on an adventure in America from which he will return a changed man. Will he win Mary? Also...
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LibriVox recording of Some Short Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens. Read in English by John Van Stan Here are some classic, short Christmas stories from Charles Dickens, who, one may easily argue, was the greatest Christmas storyteller to date. In this season, may we do as Dickens' asked: "Welcome, everything! Welcome, alike what has been, and what never was, and what we hope may be, to your shelter underneath the holly, to your places round the Christmas fire, where what is sits...
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LibriVox luisterboek van Schetsen uit Amerika, door Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. "Schetsen uit Amerika", een Nederlandse vertaling van "American Notes" (vertaler onbekend), is een reisverslag van Charles Dickens waarin hij zijn eerste bezoek aan de Verenigde Staten beschreef. Deze reis vond plaats in 1842 en zijn verblijf duurde zes maanden, van januari tot en met juni. Hij werd vergezeld door zijn vrouw Catherine. Na een zware overtocht op het overvolle...
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LibriVox recording of Der Weihnachtsabend (Eine Geistergeschichte) (Version 2) by Charles Dickens. (Translated by Julius Seybt.) Read in German by Ramona Deininger-Schnabel Am Heiligen Abend erscheint dem alten Geizhals Scrooge der Geist seines verstorbenen Geschäftspartners Marley, der zu Lebzeiten noch schlimmer als Scrooge war, - und prophezeit diesem ein düsteres Ende für den Fall, dass er sein Leben nicht grundlegend ändere. Danach zeigt sich der Geist der vergangenen Weihnacht,...
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LibriVox opname van Onze wederzijdsche vriend van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De laatste door Charles Dickens voltooide roman (geschreven in 1864 - 1865). John Harmon, de zoon van een rijke vuilnisman, krijgt de erfenis van zijn overleden vader als hij met de op geld beluste Bella Wilfer trouwt. Een roman over geld, wat geld met mensen kan doen en wat mensen met geld kunnen bewerkstelligen. (Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een...
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LibriVox opname van De Behekste Man of de Gesloten Koop, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Het kerstverhaal van 1848. Vertaling van The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain. Mr. Redlaw, een scheikunde leraar, krijgt van een geest de gave om zichzelf en zijn medemensen te bevrijden van alle pijnlijke herinneringen en gevoelens. Motto van het boek: "Heer, houd mijn geheugen fris". (Inleiding van Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line...
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LibriVox opname van Het geheim van Edwin Drood, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Het laatste maar onvoltooide werk van Charles Dickens. Een thriller waar de lezer dus zelf mag bedenken of verzinnen wie de dader is. En omdat het een echt Dickens verhaal is kan de lezer ook de happy ending bedenken. Zo kan iedere lezer een echte 'Droodian' worden en in de voetsporen van Sherlock Holmes treden want ook hij heeft zijn tanden stukgebeten op deze onopgeloste misdaad. (Samenvatting...
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LibriVox luisterboek van 'Een Kerstlied in Proza', door Charles Dickens, vertaald door J. Kuylmans. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. 'A Christmas Carol' is een Victoriaanse allegorie over een oude en verbitterde vrek, Ebenezer Scrooge, die in de nacht voor Kerstmis een aantal dromen heeft… (Samenvatting van Wikipedia) This is the Dutch translation of the book: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Voor meer gratis audioboeken (in meer dan 25 talen) of om zelf vrijwilliger te worden, ga naar...
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LibriVox recording of Juffrouw Lirriper en haar Commensalen, by Charles Dickens. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders. Het kerstverhaal van 1863 Juffrouw Lirriper en haar kostganger Jakob Jackman zorgen voor de zoon van een voormalig bewoonster van het kosthuis. Als deze jongen naar kostschool gaat schrijft Jakob een verzameling verhalen op over de bewoners van het kosthuis. Hoofdstuk 1 en 7 vormen een doorlopend verhaal, de andere hoofdstukken zijn aparte korte verhalen. Het verhaal van hoofdstuk...
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LibriVox opname van De Gedenkschriften van Jozef Grimaldi de Clown, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De door Charles Dickens bewerkte autobiografie van Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837). De eerste clown die zijn gezicht wit schminkte. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina voor deze opname. Voor meer gratis audioboeken (in meer dan 25 talen) of om zelf...
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LibriVox opname van Olivier Twist, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Oliver Twist is de titel en het hoofdpersonage van één van de bekendste romans van de Britse schrijver Charles Dickens, gepubliceerd in 1838. Het boek verscheen aanvankelijk in afzonderlijke delen, die van februari 1837 tot april 1839 werden gepubliceerd. Oliver Twist was vooral bedoeld als protest van Dickens tegen de wantoestanden van die tijd. Kinderarbeid in de zogenaamde Work Houses (armenhuizen) en de...
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LibriVox recording of Een reiziger, die geen handel drijft, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door: Marcel Coenders. Een serie journalistieke artikelen uit het tijdschrift 'All the Year round' geschreven in de periode 1860 - 1869. In deze artikelen worden veel sociale misstanden van het 19de-eeuwse Engeland beschreven. Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere...
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LibriVox opname van Een Huis te Huur, van Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870), Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 – 1865) en Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 – 1864). Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van het kerstverhaal van 1858. Een oude vrouw, Sophonisba, gaat in Londen wonen. Tegenover haar tijdelijke woning staat een mysterieus huis reeds zeer lange tijd te huur. Een vriend, Jabez Jarber en een knecht, Trottle, proberen het mysterie van het lege huis voor haar te...
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LibriVox opname van De Strijd des Levens, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Het kerstverhaal van 1846 vertaling van The battle of life. De rampzalige historie over het verlaten van het vaderlijk huis en vinden van geschikte huwelijkskandidaten voor Marion en Grace, de aantrekkelijke dochters van dr. Jeddler, de dorpsdokter. Motto's van het boek zijn: 'Vergeten en vergeven' en 'Doe zoals ge wenscht dat U gescheidt'. (Samenvatting door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie,...
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LibriVox luisterboek van Tafereelen uit Italie, door Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. In 1844 reisde Charles Dickens samen met zijn gezin enkele maanden naar Frankrijk en Italie waar hij Rome, Napels, Venetie en Florence bezocht. In dit reisverslag leren we Charles Dickens kennen als een matineuze wandelaar. (vrij naar Wikipedia) De vertaler van deze uitgave uit 1889 is onbekend. Voor meer gratis audioboeken (in meer dan 25 talen) of om zelf vrijwilliger te worden, ga naar...
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LibriVox opname van Maarten Chuzzlewit, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De familie Chuzzlewit is op jacht naar de erfenis van de oude Maarten Chuzzlewit. De kleinzoon, Martin Chuzzlewit, heeft daarnaast ook zijn oog laten vallen op de jonge en aantrekkelijke verzorgster van zijn opa. Een roman over zelfzucht. Speelt zich voor een deel af in de Verenigde Staten van Amerika. (Samenvatting Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de...
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LibriVox opname van De Klok van Meester Humphrey van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Enkele korte verhalen uit het weekblad 'De klok van meester Humphrey'. In dit blad zijn 'Nelly' en 'Barnaby Rudge' gepubliceerd. 'Schetsen van Boz' wordt aangekondigd. Samuel Pickwick en Sam Weller uit de 'Pickwick Papers' zijn personages in enkele van de verhalen. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten:...
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LibriVox opname van Juffrouw Lirriper's Legaat, van Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870). Vertaler onbekend. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De kerstverhalen van Charles Dickens uit het jaar 1864. Hoofdstuk 1 en 7 vormen een doorlopend verhaal dat het vervolg is van hoofdstuk 1 en 7 van het boek Juffrouw Lirriper en haar commensalen. De andere hoofdstukken zijn aparte korte verhalen. (Inleiding door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS...
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LibriVox opname van Dambey en Zoon van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De trotse Dombey, eigenaar van het handelskantoor 'Dombey en zoon', heeft zich als doel in zijn leven gesteld zich in zijn bedrijf te laten opvolgen door zijn zoon. Pas nadat hij zijn zoon, zijn geld, zijn vrouw, zijn tweede vrouw en zijn bedrijf is kwijtgeraakt ontdekt hij wat belangrijk in het leven is. Een roman over trots en vrouwenemancipatie. (Samenvatting door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie,...
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LibriVox luisterboek van De Krekel achter de Haardplaat, door Charles Dickens. Gelezen door: Marcel Coenders. Het kerstverhaal van 1845 vertaling van 'The Cricket on the Hearth'. De mooie jonge Dot en de oude vrachtrijder John lijken gelukkig getrouwd te zijn totdat John ziet dat Dot geheime omgang heeft met een knappe jonge man. (Introductie door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten:...
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LibriVox opname van Het Verlaten Huis van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Verhaal over een zeer langdurig en vooral kostbaar juridisch proces, dat uiteindelijk toch tot een einde komt. In schril contrast met de nobele arts en sobere huishoudster worden de advocaten stevig bekritiseerd. (Samenvatting door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar...
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LibriVox opname van Geen Uitweg, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van het kerstverhaal van 1867. Een verwisseling van twee vondelingen in hun vroege jeugd veroorzaakt op volwassen leeftijd de nodige complicaties. Bijzonder is dat dit boek de noodzaak aantoont van snelle en betrouwbare internationale communicatie tussen banken zoals dat pas 100 jaar later in 1977 operationeel is. (Introductie door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de...
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LibriVox opname van Barnaby Rudge, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Barnaby Rudge is, naast Londen en Parijs, een van de twee historische romans van Charles Dickens. Het verhaal behandelt de Gordon oproer uit 1780, een godsdienstig gemotiveerde aanval van protestanten op de Rooms-Katholieken. Dickens beschrijft deze gebeurtenissen aan de hand van het leven van Barnaby Rudge een onschuldige dorpsgek die door de opstandelingen wordt meegesleept in het kwaad. (Introductie door...
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LibriVox opname van Drie Korte Verhalen, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van: - “Hunted Down” (1859) een misdaadverhaal. - “Holiday Romance” (1868) vier verhalen van en voor kinderen. - “George Silverman’s Explanation” (1868) Een levens- en liefdes verhaal. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina voor deze opname. Voor meer...
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LibriVox recording of Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens. Read by Cynthia Lyons Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth. As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular...
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LibriVox opname van Schetsen van Boz van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Het eerste literaire werk van Charles Dickens gepubliceerd onder zijn pseudoniem BOZ. Korte verhalen over alledaagse mensen in alledaagse situaties. (Samenvatting door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina voor deze opname. M4B audioboek van het complete boek...
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LibriVox opname van Overdrukken, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van 'Reprinted Pieces' uit 1861. Een verzameling van journalistieke artikelen geschreven door de journalist Charles Dickens. In sommige artikelen, zoals bijvoorbeeld 'De geschiedenis van een armen man die een octrooi verlangde' zien we onderwerpen besproken die later ook in romans (in dit geval Kleine Dorrit) terugkomen. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-line...
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LibriVox opname van David Copperfield, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. David Copperfield is een roman van Charles Dickens uit 1850. Zoals in vroeger eeuwen tamelijk gebruikelijk was, had het boek in werkelijkheid een lange titel: The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (which he never meant to be published on any account). Zoals de meeste van de boeken van Dickens verscheen het eerst als feuilleton;...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol (version 10) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by W. Blaine Dowler Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by four spirits on Christmas Eve, and it changes his life forever. - Summary by W. Blaine Dowler For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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LibriVox opname van De Kerkklokken, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Dit is het tweede 'kerstverhaal' van Charles Dickens. Het boek is geschreven in 1844 een jaar na het beroemdere Chrismas Carol. Eigenlijk is het een nieuwjaarsverhaal. Het boek is geschreven tijdens zijn verblijf in Genua, een verblijf dat beschreven is in zijn boek 'Tafereelen uit Italië'. De arme brievenbesteller Toby Veck dreigt zijn dochter Meg kwijt te raken in een huwelijk dat alleen maar rampzalig kan...
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LibriVox luisterboek van Kleine Dorrit, door Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De familie Dorrit verblijft door schulden belast meer dan 20 jaar in de schuldengevangenis de Marshalsea in Londen. Zullen zij ontlast worden van hun schulden? Zullen de heldin en de ridder op het witte paard met elkaar trouwen in dit inktzwarte sprookje? Een satire op rijkdom, status en macht waarbij zowel de publieke-(politieke) als de private- (financiele) sector belachelijk worden gemaakt. Bijna alle...
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LibriVox opname van In Londen en Parijs, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. A Tale of Two Cities (Nederlands: In Londen en Parijs of De Geschiedenis van Twee Steden) is een roman van Charles Dickens, die zich afspeelt in Londen en Parijs ten tijde van de Franse Revolutie. De roman verscheen in wekelijkse afleveringen in het tijdschrift All the Year Round, tussen april en november 1859. (Introductie door Wikipedia) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B...
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LibriVox opname van De Gevaren van Sommige Engelse Gevangenen, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van 'The Perils Of Certain English Prisoners' (1857) het boek is in samenwerking met Wilkie Collins geschreven. Het verhaal speelt zich af in Midden-Amerika (de muskietenkust) in 1744 maar is geschreven naar aanleiding van het moedige gedrag van Britse vrouwen en kinderen gedurende de revolte in India uit het jaar 1857. (Introductie door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer...
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LibriVox luisterboek van Nelly, door Charles Dickens. Gelezen door: Marcel Coenders. Vertaling van de Old Curiosity Shop (1841). Het weesje Nelly leeft bij haar grootvader die grote schulden heeft. Samen proberen zij de armoede en de schande te ontvluchten. Uiteindelijk vinden zij een rustige plaats om te leven ... Zoals een winkel voor Antiek en Curiosa een bonte verzameling van kunst en kitsch bevat, zo bevat dit boek een groteske verzameling van menselijke- en zelfs dierlijke karakters....
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LibriVox recording of Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Between April of 1840 and December of the following year, Charles Dickens published Master Humphrey's Clock - a weekly periodical that presented short stories ostensibly read by the title character and his circle of friends - as well as correspondence to the fictional club. Ultimately, the periodical included the complete novels "The Old Curiosity Club" and "Barnaby Rudge." These two...
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LibriVox recording of David Copperfield (version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble; Jim Locke David Copperfield, like all of Dickens' novels, is filled with many memorable characters (because they are hyperbolic representations of character types) from all members of society. Here we have, for example, the virtuous, but relatively poor, Mr. Peggotty beside the grasping and greedy and vengeful and more middle-class Heep, but also beside Julia Mills whose only desire is...
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LibriVox opname van Slechte Tijden, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Een vader met wetenschappelijke, onderwijskundige en opvoedkundige idealen past deze idealen krachtdadig en consequent toe op zijn zoon en oudste dochter. De effecten van deze opvoeding zijn helaas anders dan door hem gewenst of voorspeld. Iets wat wel vaker gebeurt met krachtdadig toegepaste idealen. (Introductie door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de...
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LibriVox opname van De Pickwick-Club, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Dickens picareske verhaal over Samuel Pickwick en zijn vrienden (de ‘vurige’ Tracy Tupman, de ‘dichterlijke’ Augustus Snodgrass en de ‘sportieve’ Nathaniël Winkle) is eigenlijk nauwelijks een roman te noemen. Het lijkt vooral in het begin een losse bundeling schetsen van komische gebeurtenissen en ontmoetingen met merkwaardige figuren (zoals de verlopen acteur en oplichter Alfred Jingle),...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas (version 12) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Geoffrey Venin Marley was dead, to begin with...until his ghost visits his miserly business partner, Ebenezer Scrooge, with a dire warning. Will Scrooge be able to change his ways, or is it already too late for him? - Summary by Geoffrey Venin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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LibriVox recording of Barnaby Rudge (version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet The Protestant Sir John Chester and the Catholic Geoffrey Haredale have been feuding for years. In "Romeo and Juliet" fashion, Chester's son and Haredale's niece wish to marry, but their relatives oppose the union. A tale of love and intrigue set against the historical events of 1780, when an anti-Catholic mob caused more damage to London than had ever been seen before. And the simple young...
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LibriVox recording of Der Weihnachtsabend - Eine Geistergeschichte, by Charles Dickens. Read in German by Elli. 1843 verfasste Dickens den Roman A Christmas Carol (deutscher Titel: Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte) in der Absicht, die Aufmerksamkeit des Lesers auf die Not der Armen in der Gesellschaft Englands zu lenken. Am 19. Dezember 1843 wurde das Werk mit Illustrationen von John Leech veröffentlicht. Der herzlose Geschäftemacher Ebenezer Scrooge wandelt sich zu einem gütigen, die Not der...
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LibriVox recording of Sketches by Boz, version 2 by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet A collection of early writings of Charles Dickens under his early pseudonym, "Boz." They first appeared in various publications from 1833 to 1836. Divided into four sections, "Our Parish," "Scenes," "Characters," and "Tales." The first three sections are descriptions of various people and places, and the final section contains fictional short stories....
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LibriVox recording of American Notes by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Charles Dickens records his impressions of America during his 1842 journey. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (274MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Village Coquettes by Charles Dickens. Before he started writing novels, Charles Dickens tried his hand at theater. The Village Coquettes is a two act musical. Sadly the music was lost long ago so this will be a spoken version. This play completes the recording of the relatively unknown plays of Dickens in celebration of his 200th birthday! (Summary by ToddHW) Cast Squire Norton: Todd The Honorable Sparkins Flam: Elizabeth Klett Old Benson: Alan Mapstone Mr. Martin...
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LibriVox recording of The Strange Gentleman, by Charles Dickens. Dramatically read by volunteers. Before he became a novelist, Dickens wrote several successful plays. This one from 1836, his first, he called, "A Comic Burletta in Two Acts". Characters arrive at a village inn called "The St. James Arms" and much confusion ensues. (Summary by ToddHW) For further information, including links to online text, cast list, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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LibriVox recording of David Copperfield - Condensed by the Author for his Dramatic Readings in America by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Michael Armenta "This short collection of 6 selected scenes from "David Copperfield" were abridged and performed by Dickens himself during his American Tour of 1867 and 1868."- Summary by Michael Armenta For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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LibriVox recording of The Old Curiosity Shop (version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Nell and her elderly grandfather must flee from home after losing their shop and home to the evil Mr. Quilp. Her good-for-nothing brother, convinced that his grandfather is hoarding a great fortune intended for Nell, joins forces with Quilp to hunt them down, so that he can marry her off to his easily-led friend Nick and share in the fortune. Can Nell elude this fate? The first three chapters...
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress is the second novel by English author Charles Dickens, published by Richard Bentley in 1838. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Oliver is led to the lair of their elderly criminal trainer Fagin,...
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LibriVox recording of Hard Times (version 2), Locked Out and On Strike by Charles Dickens. Read by Phil Benson Hard Times was Dickens's shortest novel and the only one to be set in the industrial north of England. A fast moving story with a typical cast of larger than life characters, the novel is a vehicle for a humanist critique of both utilitarian education ('Teach these boys and girls nothing but facts', says Mr. Gradgrind in the opening paragraph) and the mutual antagonism between capital...
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LibriVox recording of David Copperfield (deutsch) by Charles Dickens. (Translated by Gustav Meyrink.) Read in German by Hans Hafen David Copperfield, Originaltitel David Copperfield or The Personal History Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery ist ein Bildungsroman des englischen Schriftstellers Charles Dickens aus dem Jahr 1849. Der Roman erzählt die Lebensgeschichte von David Copperfield, hinter dem sich der Autor selbst in verfremdeter Form...
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LibriVox recording of The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his wife Dot (who is much younger than he), their baby, their nanny Tilly Slowboy, and a mysterious lodger. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family, at one point assuming a human voice to warn John that his suspicions that Dot is having an affair with the...
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist (version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Oliver Twist was published in 1838 as a three volume book. The novel was the first of Dickens' works to realistically portray the degradation and impoverishment of the London underworld and its denizens. Dickens utilises the environment and characters to illustrate his belief that poverty leads to crime. The plot of this novel centres around and follows the journey of the parish boy...
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LibriVox recording of Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet. To Paul Dombey, the business is everything, and he must have a son who will learn the business and eventually inherit it. Will his newborn, but sickly son be the fulfilment of his hopes and dreams? And what about his daughter Florence, who made the mistake of being born a girl? - Summary by Brad Filippone For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of Los Ladrones de Londres by Charles Dickens. (Translated by J. J. y C..) Read in Spanish by Paolo Paez; Mongope; Pamela Nagami; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Tux; phossil; Anusha Iyer; crecente; mariemdover; Nate Beuttenmueller; Luis Alberto Martín; Patricia Silveira; DreamVoz; Tony Oliva Oliver Twist es una novela humorística en la que se presentan también la hipocresía y los males sociales de la época, especialmente el reclutamiento de niños para el crimen organizado. Se...
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LibriVox recording of El Cántico de Navidad by Charles Dickens. (Translated by Luis Barthe.) Read in Spanish by Epachuko Clásico cuento de Navidad, tantas veces reinterpretado y adaptado. Una Nochebuena el ávaro señor Scrooge recibe la aparición del fantasma de su ex socio Marley. Éste le anuncia que esa misma noche le visitarán tres espíritus más: los de las navidades pasadas, presentes y futuras, con el propósito de hacerle recapacitar sobre su vida y el sentido de las fiestas....
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LibriVox opname van Helena, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Twee korte verhalen van Charles Dickens verschenen in Household Words. 'Helena' is een stichtend verhaal over zuinigheid en verkwisting. Het tweede verhaal 'De Dief van de Koh-I-Noor' gaat over de succesvolle roof van de diamant die tegenwoordig in de Engelse kroon zit. Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes...
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LibriVox recording of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. Read by rreiman Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities is a novel that views the eighteenth century French Revolution through the lens of nineteenth century Victorian Romanticism. Dickens tells the story of a wide range of characters in London and Paris whose lives intersect in the turbulence of the revolution. Unusual among his novels, A Tale of Two Cities relies heavily on plot rather than characterization. The moralism so...
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LibriVox recording of Mudfog and Other Sketches by Charles Dickens. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Mudfog Papers was written by Victorian era novelist Charles Dickens and published from 1837–38 in the monthly literary serial Bentley's Miscellany, which he then edited. They were first published as a book as 'The Mudfog Papers and Other Sketches. The Mudfog Papers relates the proceedings of the fictional 'The Mudfog Society for the Advancement of Everything', a Pickwickian parody of the British...
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LibriVox recording of Wigilja Bożego Narodzenia, by Karol Dickens. Po polsku czyta Nina Brown. “Wigilja Bożego Narodzenia” jest wydanym w roku 1909 polskim przekładem opowiadania Karola Dickensa “A Christmas Carol” napisanym przez niego w roku 1843. Opowiada historiȩ nocy wigilijnej, w której wielkiego skąpca i samotnika, Ebenezera Scrooge, odwiedza pokutujący duch jego zmarłego wspólnika, ostrzegając go, że jeżeli nie zmieni sposobu życia, bȩdzie tak jak i on błąkał...
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LibriVox recording of David Copperfield o El sobrino de mi tía (español) by Charles Dickens. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in Spanish by Mongope. Esta obra narra la vida de David Copperfield desde su infancia hasta la madurez. El padre de David muere seis meses antes de que él naciera, y siete años después, su madre se vuelve a casar, pero David y su padrastro no se llevan bien, y DAvid es enviado por ello a un internado. A medida que David va labrando su vida, nos encontramos con una...
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LibriVox recording of THE WRECK OF THE GOLDEN MARY, by CHARLES DICKENS. Read by JAMES CARSON. A short story of a ship wreck in 1851 trying to round Cape Horn on its way to the California gold fields. Poignant and well written. (Summary by JCarson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol (version 7) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Cori Samuel The classic Christmas story of an old miser and the astonishing effect a series of ghostly visitors has upon him. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional! - Summary by Cori Samuel For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist (version 5 Dramatic Reading) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter Yearsley; Algy Pug; Beth Thomas; Kristin Gjerløw; Michele Eaton; Charlotte Duckett; Adam; Rachel; Willy; Maria Kasper; Rob Marland; KHand; Lydia; Esther ben Simonides; Ed Humpal; Adele de Pignerolles; Maggie Travers; Joseph Tabler; Doug Fajardo; Newgatenovelist; Hamlet; Zames Curran; Mike Justice; michaelcjohnson; Ashur Gharavi; Sonia; toadoftoadhall; Mike Harris; John Burlinson;...
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LibriVox Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 3 The Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection comprises short works previously unrecorded for LibriVox - fiction, essays, poetry, letters, magazine articles and speeches - and each volume will be a pot pourri of all genres and periods of his writing. The first volume was released on Dickens' 200th birthday, February 7th 2012. Further volumes will follow during the anniversary year. This is the third volume, and includes fiction,...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol (Version 11) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by John Van Stan The classic Christmas story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. The result of their visit shows that redemption is achievable for even the worst of us. - Summary by wikipedia and jvanstan For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Jeff Robinson. Old miser Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a major transformation after being visited by his deceased colleague Jacob Marley, who warns him to change his ways and has three spirits visit him on the night of Christmas Eve. (Introduction by Jeff Robinson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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LibriVox recording of Nicholas Nickleby (Version 4) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet After the death of his father, Nicholas must provide for his mother and sister. His wealthy uncle provides him with employment at a boys' school, run by the villainous Mr. Squeers. But when Nicholas has seen enough of the brutal manner in which Squeers treats the boys, he attacks him--and is forced to go on the run to avoid the ramifications. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For...
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Stories From 'Household Words' And 'All The Year Round' by Charles Dickens. Read in English by David Wales. Twenty stories originally published in the Christmas editions of the magazines “Household Words” and “All The Year Round”. Some of the stories have little holiday sentiment and exhibit much of the indignation Dickens felt at the social and economic injustices of his day. Some of the stories were written in collaboration with other authors. The...
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LibriVox recording of Groote Verwachtingen by Charles Dickens. (Translated by C.M. Mensing.) Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders De arme wees Pip komt in goede doen, wordt een vreselijke snob, maar na financiële tegenslagen komt hij toch weer op het rechte pad. Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble. Nicholas Nickleby was Dickens's third novel following on from Pickwick Papers and Oliver twist. It has a cast of wonderful characters that include Wackford Squeers, the reprehensible and villainous headmaster whose reign of terror at his school in Yorkshire resulted in the abuse and deaths of many of his unwanted and orphaned children, Mr Vincent Crummles and...
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LibriVox recording of Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 4. Read by volunteer readers. This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fourth volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for LibriVox, was catalogued by Dickens' birthday on February 7th 2012. Further volumes will follow during the anniversary year. (Summary by Ruth Golding) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of The Uncommercial Traveller, by Charles Dickens. The Uncommercial Traveller is a collection of literary sketches and reminiscences written by Charles Dickens. In 1859 Dickens founded a new journal called All the Year Round and the Uncommercial Traveller articles would be among his main contributions. He seems to have chosen the title and persona of the Uncommercial Traveller as a result of a speech he gave on the 22 December 1859 to the Commercial Travellers' School London...
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LibriVox recording of The Battle of Life, by Charles Dickens and read by Mark F. Smith. While "The Battle of Life" is one of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books - his annual release of a story just before Christmas - this one breaks the tradition by not being concerned with Christmas. Rather, its subtitle, "A Love Story", reveals more of the plot. The major events of this book take place on land that once was a battleground. That is just a backdrop for Dickens' idea of the real...
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LibriVox recording of El secreto del ahorcado by Charles Dickens. Read in Spanish by Epachuko. Cuento largo o novela breve de intriga y suspense escrita por Charles Dickens. El inicio es ya prometedor: No hace al caso referir la manera cómo supe lo que voy a contar aquí ni quién me lo refirió ... Baste saber que lo ahorcaron y que su historia es como sigue... (Summary by Epachuko) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of Charles Dickens' Children Stories - Retold by His Grandaughter by Charles Dickens. Read in English by cadastra; Colleen McMahon; JT; Jenn Broda These re-tellings of well known stories originally written by Charles Dickens are all focused on the children in them. Their humor and pathos are kept intact and make for captivating reading. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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LibriVox recording of A Budget of Christmas Tales by Various; Charles Dickens. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Debbie R. Baker Robinson; Greg Giordano; Corinne Clayton; Garth Burton; BettyB; Christi Luphe; Kathy Wright; Mary Jane Conlon; Glennie Junkin; LayoLivro; Tim Watkins; Kathleen Moore; Linette Geisel This is a 1895 collection of christmas-themed short stories and poems by various authors, Charles Dickens himself being the most prominent feature. - Summary by Carolin For further...
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist (version 7) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Orphan boy Oliver is forced into child labor at an early age, and after a simple plea for more food, finds himself alone in the streets of London, where ultimately he becomes the center of attention for a gang of pickpockets. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol - Condensed by the Author for his Dramatic Readings by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Michael Armenta. This very special abridged version was written and performed by Dickens himself during his American Tour of 1862. Without the more terrifying and dark elements of the full length novel, its hour and a half length, and its lighter, comedic style makes this a family listening experience suited for all ages. ( Michael Armenta) For further information,...
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LibriVox recording of Charles Dickens' "Barnaby Rudge". Read by DebraLynn. A wayside tavern where the local men drink and gossip; an unsolved, twenty year old murder at a nearby mansion; a very talkative black raven; a London locksmith and his family; a man apparently returned from the dead; a hangman who enjoys his job way too much; an anti-Catholic lord; a large and violent mob; and the British Militia—what do all these things have in common? All have, in some way, touched or been...
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LibriVox recording of The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens. Read by Debra Lynn. A sportsman who doesn't hunt; a poet who doesn't write; a lover with no one to love; all three are devoted to their cheerful and benevolent leader, Mr. Pickwick. Join him and his friends, Winkle, Snodgrass, and Tupman, as they tour the country in search of adventures, knowledge, and stories. Along the way, they have their share of mishaps, and meet plenty of interesting characters, both the good and the not so...
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Librivox recording of The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens. Read by Euthymius. The Old Curiosity Shop tells the story of Little Nell, a beautiful and virtuous young girl who lives with her grandfather in his shop of curiosities. Her grandfather loves her dearly, and Nell does not complain, but she lives a lonely existence without friends of her own age. Her only friend is Kit, an honest young lad who works at the shop, and whom she is teaching to write. Unbeknownst to Nell, her grandfather...
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LibriVox recording of The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain , by Charles Dickens. Read by Ruth Golding. The last of Dickens' Christmas novellas (1848), The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain centres around Professor Redlaw, a teacher of chemistry, whose personal life has been marred by sorrow and, he feels, by wrongs done to him in his past. He is haunted by his ghostly twin, who offers him the opportunity to forget completely all 'sorrow, wrong and trouble', claiming that this will make him...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens. The action takes place in London, with excursions to Devon, Yorkshire, and Portsmouth, as we follow the adventures of the eponymous hero. Nicholas is forced into unwelcome employment to help secure support for his widowed mother and his sister from their mercenary uncle, Ralph, upon whose mercy they have been thrown. His sister, Kate, has to contend with the unwelcome attentions of her uncle's business...
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LibriVox recording of Our Mutual Friend, by Charles Dickens. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Our Mutual Friend (written in the years 1864–65) is the last novel completed by Charles Dickens and is one of his most sophisticated works, combining psychological insight with social analysis. It centres on, in the words of critic J. Hillis Miller, "money, money, money, and what money can make of life" but is also about human values. In the opening chapters a body is found in the Thames and...
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LibriVox recording of Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Bleak house is one of Dickens finest achievements. It was written for serialisation in 1853 when Dickens was at the peak of his career. Monthly sales substantially exceeded his previous bestseller David Copperfield. Dickens' mastery of the English language comes to the fore in this book. It is an energetic book: a complex mystery story revolving around the heroine Esther Summerson and her path from...
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Dickens takes time off his novels to give an account of travels which he and his family undertook in France and Italy. There are vivid descriptions of the places, but also of the people and their lives. (Summary by anthony ogus) Narrated by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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LibriVox recording of Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People by Charles Dickens. For more information about the narrators, please visit http://librivox.org/sketches-by-boz-by-charles-dickens "Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People (commonly known as Sketches by Boz) is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836 accompanied by illustrations by George Cruikshank. The 56 sketches concern London...
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LibriVox recording of Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 4. Read by volunteer readers. This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fourth volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for LibriVox, was catalogued by Dickens' birthday on February 7th 2012. Further volumes will follow during the anniversary year. (Summary by Ruth Golding) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Greg Giordano "A Christmas Carol" has been credited with relaunching the celebration of Christmas as we know it. It relaunched Charles Dickens' literary career, that is for sure! More than that, and more importantly, it is an illustration of one "covetous old sinner" and his opportunity for redemption in the eyes of both God and man. For me the book holds a special meaning for it repeatedly shows...
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LibriVox recording of THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN, by CHARLES DICKENS. Read by Ric F. The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain, A Fancy for Christmas-Time, (better known as The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain) is a novella by Charles Dickens first published in 1848. It is the fifth and last of Dickens' Christmas novellas. The story is more about the spirit of the holidays than about the holidays themselves, harking back to the first of the series, A Christmas Carol. The tale...
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist (version 6) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Mil Nicholson "Please sir, I want some more," the famous line spoken by Oliver Twist at age nine, becomes the tipping point of a huge change in Oliver's life. He is soon captured into the service of Fagin and his gang of pick-pocketing boys. But, Mr. Brownlow saves him from arrest, and for the first time in his young life Oliver finds comfort and caring. Unfortunately, he is recaptured into the seedy...
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LibriVox recording of A House to Let, by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Anne Procter. Read by Ruth Golding. A House to Let is a novella originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens' Household Words magazine. Each of the contributors wrote a chapter (stories within a story, and in the case of Adelaide Anne Procter, as a story in verse) and the whole was edited by Dickens. The plot concerns an elderly woman, Sophonisba, who notices signs of...
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LibriVox recording of Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens. Read by Mil Nicholson Charles Dickens the author of Dombey and Son, originally wrote the book in installments which were published from October 1846 to April 1848 under the title Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. The story centers around Paul Dombey, the stern owner of the Firm. He is totally immersed in having his newly born son continue the business, and entirely neglects his daughter...
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LibriVox recording of The Chimes , by Charles Dickens. Read by Ruth Golding . The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In is the second of Charles Dickens' Christmas books, published in 1844. Its contemporary setting is the "Hungry Forties", a time of social and political unrest, and the book has a strong moral message. It remained popular for many years, although its fame has since been eclipsed by that of A Christmas Carol , the first of the...
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LibriVox recording of The Pickwick Papers (version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Mr Pickwick, founder of the Pickwick Club, sets out with his three friends, Tupman, Snodgrass, and Winkle, to observe the world. They intend to travel to places in England remote from London, and observe their findings which they send back to the Club. In their journeys, they continually get themselves into all sorts of difficult but comical situations, from which they must extricate themselves,...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Kara Shallenberg The tale begins on a Christmas Eve exactly seven years after the death of Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner. Scrooge has no place in his life for kindness, compassion, charity or benevolence. He hates Christmas, calling it "humbug", refuses his nephew Fred's dinner invitation, and rudely turns away two gentlemen who seek a donation from him to provide a Christmas dinner for the Poor... (Summary by...
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LibriVox recording of Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Dickens’ last complete novel was published serially 1864-5. It begins with an intriguing fortune offered to John Harmon by his late father, a rich dust contractor, in his will. To receive the money, John must marry a certain Bella Wilfer who he does not know from Eve. He is returning from the exile enforced by his father and confides in a...
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LibriVox Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 2. This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the second volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for LibriVox, was catalogued on Dickens' birthday, February 7th 2012. Further volumes will follow during the anniversary year. (Summary by Ruth Golding) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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A LibriVox recording of No Thoroughfare, by Charles Dickens. Read by Alan Chant . Two boys from the Foundling Hospital are given the same name, with disastrous consequences in adulthood. Two associates, wishing to right the wrong, are commissioned to find a missing heir. Their quest takes them from fungous wine cellars in the City of London to the sunshine of the Mediterranean — across the Alps in winter. Danger and treachery would prevail were it not for the courage of the heroine and the...
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