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The Pickwick Papers

Narrated by: Mark MacNamara
Length: 29 hrs and 32 mins
3 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Few first novels have created as much popular excitement as "The Pickwick Papers" - a comic masterpiece that catapulted its 24-year-old author to immediate fame. Readers were captivated by the adventures of the poet Snodgrass, the lover Tupman, the sportsman Winkle and, above all, by that quintessentially English Quixote, Mr Pickwick, and his cockney Sancho Panza, Sam Weller.

From the hallowed turf of Dingley Dell Cricket Club to the unholy fracas of the Eatanswill election, via the Fleet debtor's prison, characters and incidents sprang to life from Dickens's pen, to form an enduringly popular work of ebullient humour and literary invention.

©2018 Charles Dickens (P)2018 OreganPublishing

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This is the worst rendition I have listened to in the 15 years I've been a member. I love Dickens, but the narrator reads too fast, runs sentences together, and has no sense of the cadence of dialog. There are other performances of Pickwick Papers in the Audible library. Select a different narrator.

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  • Vava
  • 11-14-18

Can’t stand the narration.

Charles dickens story read by an American/ Canadian??? Sorry I Just cant stand it. The difference between this and Bleak House is staggering. What a pity.

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  • A. G. Richardson
  • 12-12-18

Cheap, but there's a reason for that

Sad to say that Dicken's read in an American accent just doesn't do it for me. Sorry Mr MacNamara.

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  • Angie
  • 11-18-18

Awful narration

Narrator has made this beautiful book sound like an american 50's radio drama.
Absolutely awful interpretation of this classic.
Can't tell you how disappointed I am!

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