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 (1812 70) had a happy childhood until age twelve when, due to his father s confinement in debtors prison, he was forced to leave school to work in a factory. He taught himself shorthand and worked as a parliamentary reporter until his writing career took off with the publication of Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837). As a novelist and magazine editor, Dickens had a long run of serialized success, including Oliver Twist (1838), David Copperfield (1850), A Tale of Two Cities (1859), and Great Expectations (1861). In later years, ill health slowed him down, but he continued his popular dramatic readings from his fiction to an adoring public, which included Queen Victoria. At his death, The Mystery of Edwin Drood remained unfinished. Frederick Busch (1941 2006) was the author of eighteen works of fiction, including Closing Arguments, Girls, and The Mutual Friend, a novel about Charles Dickens. The winner of numerous awards, he was the Fairchild Professor of Literature at Colgate University. Jane Smiley is an American novelist. In addition to her many novels (including Ten Days in the Hills, Horse Heaven, and A Thousand Acres), she wrote a short biography of Charles Dickens for the Penguin Lives series (2001)."
Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.
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