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DICKENS, C.: Great Expectations (Abridged)

    

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DICKENS, C.: Great Expectations (Abridged)

In this, perhaps Dickens’ most profound and personal novel, we are invited to share in the sentimental education of Pip, the poor boy from the village forge who risks losing himself in snobbery and selfishness when he mysteriously inherits a fortune. The story moves from the bleak Kentish marshes of Pip’s childhood to a thrilling climax which mingles tragedy and triumph.



Disc 1

  Great Expectations
1.   An Encounter In The Churchyard 00:07:39
2.   Pip's Theft 00:06:42
3.   The Convict 00:06:10
4.   Mrs. Joe Gives A Supper Party 00:05:56
5.   The Runaways Apprehended 00:08:52
6.   Pip Is Apprenticed To Joe 00:10:44
7.   A Visit To Miss Havisham 00:15:34
8.   'A Bright New Shilling' 00:07:04
9.   The Pale Young Gentleman 00:10:07


Disc 2

  Great Expectations
1.   The Pale Young Gentleman (Cont.) 00:04:18
2.   Twenty - Five Guineas 00:08:39
3.   A Half - Holiday And A Brutal Attack 00:12:33
4.   Mrs. Joe's Communication 00:05:41
5.   Pip Confides In Biddy 00:09:17
6.   'A Young Fellow Of Great Expectations' 00:11:17
7.   Preparation And Parting 00:06:55
8.   Mr. Jagger's Instructions 00:04:01
9.   Re - appearance Of A Former Adversary 00:03:20
10.   Miss Havisham's Story 00:11:36


Disc 3

  Great Expectations
1.   Pip Settles In 00:05:13
2.   Mr. Wemmick At Home 00:08:06
3.   Dinner With Mr. Jaggers 00:04:11
4.   Joe Brings A Message 00:07:13
5.   'Love Her, Love Her, Love Her' 00:07:53
6.   Pip And Herbert Exchange Confidences 00:03:52
7.   A Kiss And A Warning 00:04:16
8.   Debts, Death And A Funeral 00:07:23
9.   Pip Comes Of Age 00:04:14
10.   Mr. Wemmick's Walworth Sentiments 00:04:53
11.   Pip Discovers His Benefactor 00:12:03
12.   Introducing Mr. Provis 00:10:12


Disc 4

  Great Expectations
1.   Magwitch's Story 00:07:20
2.   Bentley Drummle 00:02:30
3.   Estella's Unwelcome News 00:04:50
4.   'Don't Go Home!' 00:05:04
5.   Herbert's Plan 00:02:04
6.   Mr. Wopsle's Curious Observation And Mr. Jaggers' Housekeeper 00:06:42
7.   Remorse And An Accident At Miss Havisham's 00:08:26
8.   Estella's Parentage Discovered 00:03:01
9.   Pip Accepts A Dangerous Invitation 00:04:51
10.   An Old Enemy Attacks Again 00:02:26
11.   'Hunted, Wounded And Shackled' 00:08:59
12.   'Hollo! Here's A Wedding!' 00:01:41
13.   Magwitch Cheats The Hangman 00:03:33
14.   Illness And A Faithful Friend 00:03:42
15.   Pip's Debts Paid 00:02:27
16.   Joe And Biddy's Surprise 00:02:45
17.   Pip Gains A Position And Herbert Learns A Secret 00:01:15
18.   Pip And Estella 00:06:45

Total Playing Time: 05:14:15






Author(s):
Dickens, Charles

Reader(s):
Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA408212

Barcode: 0730099008228

Physical Release: 03/1996

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