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Claire Tomalin

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    • Charles Dickens

    • A Life
    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Charles Dickens: A Life gives full measure to Dickens's heroic stature - his huge virtues both as a writer and as a human being - while observing his failings in both respects....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great biography brilliantly read

    • By C. Randall Curb on 11-04-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Invisible Woman

    • The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857; she was 18, a hard-working actress performing in his production of The Frozen Deep, and he was 45, the most lionized writer in England....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Jean on 01-21-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Life of My Own

    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Dame Penelope Wilton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As one of the best biographers of her generation, Claire Tomalin has written about great novelists and poets to huge success. Now she turns to look at her own life....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Thomas Hardy

    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Josephine Bailey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    This engrossing biography identifies the inner demons and the outer mores that drove Hardy and presents a rich and complex portrait of one of the greatest figures in English literature....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Sensitive Portrait

    • By peter on 04-10-07

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Samuel Pepys

    • The Unequalled Self
    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Jill Balcon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Samuel Pepys kept a diary in which he wrote with astonishing candour about the life he saw around him in London in the 1660s, and about his private desires and ambitions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely fascinating

    • By Nora on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $20.66

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