Item description for Our Mutual Friend (abridged) (Naxos Classic Fiction) by Charles Dickens...
David Timson received considerable praise for his vivid characters in the unabridged recording of Our Mutual Friend. This title is now presented in a more accessible format offering particularly good value. A mysterious boatman on the Thames, a drowned heir, a dustman and his wife and a host of other Dickens characters populate this novel of relationships between the classes, money, greed and love.
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Format: Abridged, Audiobook
Studio: Naxos AudioBooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.7" Width: 5" Height: 2" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Mar 4, 2008
Publisher Naxos AudioBooks
ISBN 9626348577 ISBN13 9789626348574
Availability 0 units.
More About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation, but also the horror of the infamous debtors' prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and "slave" factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years' formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorney's clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work. David Pascoe is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. He has also edited Thackeray's The Newcomers for Penguin Classics.
Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.