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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 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 recording of Little Dorrit , by Charles Dickens. Read by Ellis Christoff Born in the Marshalsea Prison for Debtors, Amy—Little Dorrit—the daughter of the ruined, but self-respectful William Dorrit, has put her entire heart in caring for her dear father, until one day her humble path is crossed by Arthur Clennam. Their meeting proves providential not only for Amy's life, but for the whole Dorrit family, whose new rise will, in many ways, be also their fall. As in all his novels, in...
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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 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 A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens; it is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism. The plot centers on the years leading up to French Revolution and culminates in the Jacobin Reign of Terror. It tells the story of two men, Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, who look very alike but are entirely different in character. (Summary from wikipedia)...
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This is a LibriVox recording of Great Expectations, read by Mark F. Smith. This classic tale tells of an orphan, Pip, who through a series of strange circumstances first finds a trade as a blacksmith's apprentice and then learns that he has "great expectations" of a future inheritance from an anonymous benefactor. He soon learns to live the profligate life of a gentleman as he gradually sheds his associations with the gentle souls of his past, Joe (the blacksmith) and Biddy (a...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. Read by Debra Lynn Old Martin Chuzzlewit has heaps of money that has never brought him anything but misery. Estranged from his grandson and namesake, when word gets out that he is ill, he finds himself surrounded by a throng of relatives that he despises, all hoping to get a piece of the pie. He allows himself to be taken under the wing of his obsequious and hypocritical cousin, Seth Pecksniff, who is more...
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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 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 Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist is an 1838 novel by Charles Dickens. It was originally published as a serial. Like most of Dickens' work, the book is used to call the public's attention to various contemporary social evils, including the workhouse, child labour and the recruitment of children as criminals. The novel is full of sarcasm and dark humour, even as it treats its serious subject, revealing the hypocrisies of the time. It has been the subject of...
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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 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 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 David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to...
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens. Recording by Alan Chant. The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It is a mystery indeed; the serial novel was just half completed at the time of Dickens' death - leading to much speculation on how it might have ended. The novel is named after Edwin Drood, one of the characters, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud. Miss...
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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 Bleak House, by Charles Dickens. Read by Mil Nicholson. The Chancery Court had jurisdiction over all matters of equity, including administration of estates, the guardianship of orphans, and disputed property disbursement. In Dickens’ time, some cases could take years to be settled, changing the lives of those involved. Esther Summerson, a young woman raised in a tough and unloving atmosphere, is unexpectedly requested to be a companion to two teenage orphans, Richard...
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LibriVox recording of A Child's History of England by Charles Dickens. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/a-childs-history-of-england-by-charles-dickens/ A Child's History of England first appeared in serial form, running from January 25, 1851 to December 10, 1853 and was first published in three volume book form in 1852, 1853, and 1854. Dickens dedicated the book to "My own dear children, whom I hope it may help, bye and bye, to read with...
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A collaborative reading of Charles' Dickens classic tale of Christmas by Librivox volunteers: Mark Bradford Kara Shallenberg Kristen McQuillin Hugh McGuire Bill Stackpole 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 information or to volunteer to read books, poetry, and other works in the public domain, please visit www.librivox.org . Download...
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LibriVox recording of Barnaby Rudge , by Charles Dickens. Read by Mil Nicholson. One of the two Historical novels Charles Dickens wrote, Barnaby Rudge is set around the ‘Gordon’ riots in London in 1780. The story begins in 1775 with Barnaby, his Mother, and his talking Raven Grip, fleeing their home from a blackmailer, and going into hiding. Joe Willet similarly finds he must leave his home to escape his Father’s ire, leaving behind the woman he loves. Five years later these characters,...
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LibriVox recording of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. Read by Brad Filippone A small group of people become embroiled in the tumultuous events of the French Revolution.  - Summary by Brad 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 . Download M4B 01-24...
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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 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 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 Nicholas Nickleby, by Charles Dickens. Read by Mil Nicholson. Nicholas Nickleby is a young Devonshire man of nineteen, handsome and hot headed, devoted to his sister Kate and his parents. Following the death of Nicholas’s father, they find themselves penniless, and travel to London to seek help from his uncle, Ralph Nickleby, a heartless, cunning rogue. He grudgingly finds employment for Nicholas in Dotheby Hall, a school in Yorkshire run by the brutal Mr. and Mrs....
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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 recording of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. Read by Paul Adams. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward...
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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 A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Bob Neufeld. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. ( Summary by Wikipedia...
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LibriVox recording of "Three Ghost Stories", by Charles Dickens, read by Marian Brown and Muhammad Mussnoon. As a gifted writer with a strong interest in supernatural phenomena, Charles Dickens produced a string of ghost stories with enduring charm. Three of them are presented here, of which The Signal Man is one of the best known. Though quite different from his most celebrated realistic and humorous critical novels, these ghost stories, Gothic and grotesque as they are, are of good...
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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 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 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 The Cricket on the Hearth , by Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Read by Ruth Golding . The tale of John Peerybingle, the good-hearted carrier, and his young wife Mary ('Dot'), interwoven with the story of poor toymaker Caleb Plummer, his beloved blind daughter Bertha, and the harsh old toy merchant Tackleton, who is due to marry May Fielding, a childhood friend of Dot. Comic relief is provided by Tilly Slowboy, the disaster-prone nursemaid of John and Dot's baby, and Boxer,...
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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 Seven Poor Travellers, by Charles Dickens. Read by Ruth Golding. One of Dickens' Christmas stories, this was first published as part of the Christmas number of Household Words for 1854. The first chapter relates Dickens' visit to the ancient Richard Watts's Charity at Rochester. The second chapter is the touching story of "Richard Doubledick", which Dickens supposedly told the travellers, and Dickens' journey home on Christmas morning provides the short...
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LibriVox recording of American Notes for General Circulation, by Charles Dickens. American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June, 1842. While there he acted as a critical observer of these societies almost as if returning a status report on their progress. This can be compared to the style of his Pictures from Italy written four years later, where he wrote far more like a tourist. His American journey was also...
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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 Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Read by Cynthia Lyons. Bleak House is the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly parts between March 1852 and September 1853. It is widely held to be one of Dickens’ finest and most complete novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. Dickens tells all of these both through the narrative of the novel’s heroine, Esther Summerson, and as an...
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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 Oliver Twist or the Parish Boy's Progress by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg Hynes. Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress is the second novel by Charles Dickens. 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 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Read by Kyle Munley The miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is a cold-hearted man of business and has little time for the good humor and charity of the Christmas season. But that's about to change. A visit from his deceased business partner sets in motion a night in which Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. Will his listen to their messages? Will he heed their warnings? Ebenezer Scrooge is about to take a...
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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 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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LibriVox recording of Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens. Read by Peter John Keeble. Great Expectations is written in the first person and is virtually a fictional autobiography of “Pip” from his childhood, through often painful experiences, to adulthood. It charts his progress as he moves from the Kent marshes - his social status radically changed having gained an unknown benefactor - to busy commercial London. The book is richly populated with a variety of extraordinary characters...
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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 Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 1. 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. This first volume is released on Dickens' 200th birthday, February 7th 2012. Further volumes will follow during the anniversary year. Volume 1 includes short stories including,...
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