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    • A Tale of Two Cities [Tantor]

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,767
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,199

    A Tale of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens's most exciting novels. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past. Doctor Manette was wrongly imprisoned in the Bastille for 18 years without trial by the aristocratic authorities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • it's the singer not the song*

    • By Maynard on 11-09-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Bleak House

    • The Dickens Collection: An Audible Exclusive Series
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 43 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    This Audible Exclusive performance features a unique introduction written and narrated by Miriam Margolyes. Recognised as one of Dickens' most accomplished titles, Bleak House has impressed critics and audiences alike since it was first published in 1852. The novel boasts one of the most intelligent and engaging plots in all of English literature and is sure to engage the listener's imagination as it transports us back in time to the seedy, grimy and hazardous streets of Victorian London.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 3.8 stars

    • By zolivia on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Oliver Twist

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Claire Walsh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    Named a "national institution" by George Orwell, Dickens offers his most popular tale, of the orphan who is reared in a workhouse and runs away to London. A novel of social protest, a morality tale, and a detective story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • narrator

    • By Jim B. on 09-13-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Great Expectations

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 19 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    In what may be Dickens's best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman - and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of "great expectations." In this gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward, the compelling characters include Magwitch, the fearful and fearsome convict; Estella, whose beauty is excelled only by her haughtiness; and the embittered Miss Havisham, an eccentric jilted bride

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful reading!

    • By ProjectMary on 10-15-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • 10 Masterpieces You Have to Listen Before You Die 3

    • By: Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jack London, and others
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly, Sinead Dixon, Claire Walsh, and others
    • Length: 97 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    This Audiobook contains the following works: White Fang [Jack London ], Tess of the d'Urbervilles [Thomas Hardy], The Call of Cthulhu [H.P Lovecraft], A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [Mark Twain], The Return of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle], The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde [Robert Louis Stevenson], Crime and Punishment [Fyodor Dostoyevsky], Wuthering Heights [Emily Brontë], A Christmas Carol [Charles Dickens], The jungle book [Rudyard Kipling].

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bit of a hassle but mostly worth it

    • By TKay on 03-17-19

    Regular price: $39.45

    • Great Expectations

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,064
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,777
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,776

    One of the most revered works in English literature, Great Expectations traces the coming of age of a young orphan, Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations into a man of maturity. From the chilling opening confrontation with an escaped convict to the grand but eerily disheveled estate of bitter old Miss Havisham, all is not what it seems in Dickens’ dark tale of false illusions and thwarted desire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Performance of a classic!

    • By Steven on 08-18-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Gather ‘Round the Sound

    • Holiday Stories from Beloved Authors and Great Performers Across the Globe
    • By: Paulo Coelho, Yvonne Morrison, Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters, Daniel Frances Berenson, Magda Szubanski, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5,866
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5,156
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5,153

    2017 has been a monumental year for Audible, having just celebrated our 20th anniversary, a milestone that would have never been possible without our wonderful and loyal listeners. One of our major commitments is bringing new and diverse audio experiences to our members, so this year, as our gift to you, we pulled together a collection that reflects a little bit of everything we’ve been up to recently.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • WHAT WAS THAT!

    • By Phillip on 12-12-17

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    • Bleak House

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Stacy Newman
    • Length: 38 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    "Bleak House" is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly installments between March 1852 and September 1853. It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. At the novel's core is long-running litigation in England's Court of Chancery, Jarndyce v Jarndyce, which has far-reaching consequences for all involved. The litigation, which already has taken many years and consumed between £60,000 and £70,000 in court costs, is emblematic of the failure of Chancery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite long, but worth a listen!

    • By Sara J on 12-18-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Horror Classics Collection

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Daniel Duffy, Josh Ryan, Luke Cardy, and others
    • Length: 23 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names: The Mysterious Mansion [Honoré de Balzac], The Tomb of Heiri [Arthur Christopher Benson], Chickamauga [Ambrose Bierce], An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge [Ambrose Bierce], The Death of Halpin Frayser [Ambrose Bierce], A Halloween Wraith [William Black], The Goblin's Collection [Algernon Blackwood], The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood], Let Loose [Mary Cholmondeley], The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle], The Lift [Arthur Conan Doyle].

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not a good reader.

    • By Cat Love on 03-01-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • David Copperfield [Audible]

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 36 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,467
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,291

    Between his work on the 2014 Audible Audiobook of the Year, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel, and his performance of Classic Love Poems, narrator Richard Armitage ( The Hobbit, Hannibal) has quickly become a listener favorite. Now, in this defining performance of Charles Dickens' classic David Copperfield, Armitage lends his unique voice and interpretation, truly inhabiting each character and bringing real energy to the life of one of Dickens' most famous characters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A PERFECT narration of an English classic!

    • By Wayne on 09-03-17

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Old Curiosity Shop

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 23 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Dickens's Little Nell became one of his best-known heroines when "The Old Curiosity Shop" was first published in 1841. Virtuous and stoic, Nell takes care of her grandfather in his gloomy shop until his gambling debts force the pair of them to flee London. They are hunted by the grotesque and villainous moneylender Quilp and Nell's own worthless brother, Fred, who wrongly believes that their grandfather has a hidden fortune. Through a kaleidoscopic round of people and events, Nell and her grandfather eventually reach a safe refuge, although neither of them is destined to enjoy it for long.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a very good read!

    • By Julie Rae Loving on 01-11-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • A Christmas Carol: A Signature Performance by Tim Curry

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,016
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,376

    A Signature Performance: Tim Curry rescues Charles Dickens from the jaws of Disney with his one-of-a-kind performance of the treasured classic. Our listeners loved this version so much that it inspired our whole line of Signature Classics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!!!

    • By Alia on 12-11-09

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Tale of Two Cities

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    "A Tale of Two Cities" is a novel by Charles Dickens. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • BAD AUDIO

    • By Natalie on 03-06-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Nicholas Nickleby

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 35 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" is closely modelled on the 18h-century novels that Charles Dickens loved as a child, such as "Robinson Crusoe", in which the fortunes of a hero shape the plot. The likeable young Nicholas, left penniless on the death of his father, sets off in search of better prospects. His meandering route to happiness includes work as a teacher at Dotheboys Hall, where the brutal Wackford Squeers ill-treats his impoverished pupils, and a spell as an actor with the absurdly melodramatic Crummles troupe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating and Enjoyable in Every Respect

    • By Anne Claybrook on 01-14-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • 10 Masterpieces You Have to Listen Before You Die 1

    • By: Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Lewis Carroll, and others
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly, Sinead Dixon, Claire Walsh, and others
    • Length: 90 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [Lewis Carroll] Oliver Twist [Charles Dickens] The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] Anne of Green Gables [Lucy Maud Montgomery ] The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe] Frankenstein [Mary Shelley] Dracula [Bram Stoker] The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [Mark Twain] The War of the Worlds [H. G. Wells] The Picture Of Dorian Gray [Oscar Wilde] The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe].

    Regular price: $39.45

    • Little Dorrit

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 36 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When Arthur Clennam returns to England after many years abroad, he takes a kindly interest in Amy Dorrit, his mother's seamstress, and in the affairs of Amy's father, William Dorrit, a man of shabby grandeur, long imprisoned for debt in Marshalsea prison. As Arthur soon discovers, the dark shadow of the prison stretches far beyond its walls to affect the lives of many, from the kindly Mr Panks, the reluctant rent-collector of Bleeding Heart Yard, and the tipsily garrulous Flora Finching, to Merdle, an unscrupulous financier, and the bureaucratic Barnacles in the Circumlocution Office.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I finally love the classics!

    • By V on 12-30-18

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    • Oliver Twist

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 831
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 657
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660

    After escaping from the dark and dismal workhouse where he was born, Oliver finds himself on the mean streets of Victorian-era London and is unwittingly recruited into a scabrous gang of scheming urchins. In this band of petty thieves, Oliver encounters the extraordinary and vibrant characters who have captured audiences' imaginations for more than 150 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing narration!

    • By Karen on 12-11-08

    Regular price: $29.95

    • David Copperfield

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Mark MacNamara
    • Length: 32 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    David Copperfield is the story of a young man's adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood; the eternally humble yet treacherous Uriah Heep; frivolous, enchanting Dora; and the magnificently impecunious Micawber, one of literature's great comic creations.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Liars. Fraud. Wonder who I should call?

    • By Norman Davis on 01-20-19

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    • Barnaby Rudge

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Stacy Newman
    • Length: 28 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, "Barnaby Rudge" is a story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder and goes on to involve conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution. Through the course of the novel fathers and sons become opposed, apprentices plot against their masters and Protestants clash with Catholics on the streets. And, as London erupts into riot, Barnaby Rudge himself struggles to escape the curse of his own past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a Dickens that is almost unknown.

    • By Julie Rae Loving on 12-21-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • A Christmas Carol

    • By: Charles Dickens, R. D. Carstairs
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    Charles Dickens' ghostly tale of sour and stingy miser Ebenezer Scrooge has captivated readers, listeners and audiences for over 150 years. This Christmas, Audible Studios brings this story to life in an audio drama featuring an all-star cast.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must listen

    • By Donnie E Porter on 11-30-18

    Regular price: $24.95

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