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Claire Tomalin

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    • A Life of My Own

    • A Memoir
    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Penelope Wilton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

     Marked by honesty, humility, and grace, A Life of My Own is a portrait of a life, replete with joy and heartbreak. With quiet insight and unsparing clarity, Claire Tomalin writes autobiography at its most luminous, delivering an astonishing and emotionally taut masterpiece....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A really interesting life

    • By Vly Summit on 02-16-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Charles Dickens

    • A Life
    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    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

    • 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

    • The Invisible Woman

    • The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
    • By: Claire Tomalin
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    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

    • 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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