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    • The Pickwick Papers

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Walter Zimmerman
    • Length: 32 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the story of the celebrated Pickwick Club. The members are to report to the club on their journeys, adventures, and observations of characters and manners. Dickens creates a vivid picture of England in taking his characters along the nostalgic highways and byways of this majestic isle. This remarkable first novel made Dickens famous and has remained one of the world's best-known works.

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    • By John on 08-21-07

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Tom Jones

    • By: Henry Fielding
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
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    Tom Jones is widely regarded as Fielding's greatest novel, a wonderful, picaresque adventure that takes Tom, a foundling, on a hilarious and by turns scandalous journey, rife with amorous encounters that often incur the wrath of those around him.

    Regular price: $11.44