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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 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    "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

    • Our Mutual Friend

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Stacy Newman
    • Length: 35 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    A satiric masterpiece about the allure and peril of money, "Our Mutual Friend" revolves around the inheritance of a dust-heap where the rich throw their trash. When the body of John Harmon, the dust-heap's expected heir, is found in the Thames, fortunes change hands surprisingly, raising to new heights "Noddy" Boffin, a low-born but kindly clerk who becomes "the Golden Dustman." Charles Dickens's last complete novel, "Our Mutual Friend" encompasses the great themes of his earlier works: the pretensions of the nouveaux riches, the ingenuousness of the aspiring poor, and the unfailing power of wealth to corrupt all who crave it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dickens meets Agatha Christie

    • By T. Malloy on 03-25-19

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Barnaby Rudge

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Stacy Newman
    • Length: 28 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    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