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GASKELL, E.: Cousin Phillis (Unabridged)


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GASKELL, E.: Cousin Phillis (Unabridged)

Cousin Phillis—a miniature masterpiece—is set in the 1840s, when the coming of the railway was changing the face of England, and quiet rural communities, coming into contact with the outside world, were changed for ever. The story focuses on the effect these changes have on a naïve country girl, Phillis, as she encounters love, with all its pains and pleasures, for the first time.

Disc 1

  Cousin Phillis (Unabridged)
1.   Part 1: It is a great thing for a lad… 00:06:02
2.   Every Saturday I wrote home… 00:06:23
3.   So the next time our business took me to Heathbridge… 00:06:57
4.   She sat down herself… 00:06:46
5.   I had a thorough welcome… 00:06:22
6.   'I dare say you railway gentlemen…' 00:05:49
7.   The parlour was a large room… 00:06:15
8.   But I was vexed… 00:06:10
9.   And here I must not forget to name… 00:04:54
10.   Part 2: Cousin Holman gave me the weekly county newspaper… 00:05:37
11.   Late in the evening… 00:05:16
12.   That afternoon I had to return to Eltham… 00:06:29
13.   When he had done, he began to explain… 00:06:06

Disc 2

  Cousin Phillis (Unabridged)
1.   I could see my father's countenance… 00:06:31
2.   'Not at all! I can't go yet, though…' 00:06:51
3.   'I don't know where they can be,' said I. 00:06:29
4.   'Don't you think him handsome' asked I. 00:07:17
5.   'Yes!' said he… 00:06:29
6.   Part 3: Just after this I went home for a week's holiday. 00:05:41
7.   Then came the blinding lightning… 00:06:43
8.   One day, harvest time, he had been drawing… 00:06:47
9.   'But you must not,' he resumed… 00:06:31
10.   Saturday came. But it was very late… 00:06:34
11.   'No! he is but just landed…' 00:06:20
12.   I stood still and wondered. 00:07:04

Disc 3

  Cousin Phillis (Unabridged)
1.   'Don't,' she said. 00:01:13
2.   Part 4: When I went over on Easter Day… 00:07:02
3.   My cousin Phillis was like a rose… 00:06:25
4.   So off I went, a willing labourer… 00:06:35
5.   'Don't look so sorry, Paul,' she said… 00:07:32
6.   I remember one thing more. 00:06:20
7.   During all these days… 00:06:36
8.   At length we got up from our places… 00:07:25
9.   'Paul, you will oblige me by staying…' 00:06:53
10.   'I don't understand,' said her father. 00:07:07
11.   But, poor fellows, they were hardly fit… 00:07:12
12.   ''Od rot 'em,' said she… 00:08:18

Total Playing Time: 03:57:01

Gaskell, Elizabeth

Marsh, Joe

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA435412

Barcode: 9781843793540

Physical Release: 2010

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