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DICKENS, C.: Old Curiosity Shop (The) (Abridged)

    

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DICKENS, C.: Old Curiosity Shop (The) (Abridged)

The Old Curiosity Shop follows the story of Little Nell who lives with her grandfather in his magical shop of curiosities in London. Her grandfather’s attempts to secure an inheritance for Nell lead them into financial trouble with the evil dwarf Quilp. Nell manages to flee and lead her grandfather to safety, but with considerable cost to her health.



Disc 1

  The Old Curiosity Shop (Abridged)
1.   The Old Curiosity Shop 00:08:16
2.   We had scarcely begun our repast… 00:07:33
3.   After combating, for nearly a week… 00:06:09
4.   The child was closely followed… 00:08:27
5.   Mr. Quilp could scarcely be said… 00:06:48
6.   The next day, Daniel Quilp caused himself… 00:05:10
7.   So far from being sustained by this… 00:05:06
8.   Mrs. Quilp departed according to order… 00:06:56
9.   'Fred!' said Mr. Swiveller… 00:04:57
10.   The child, in her confidence… 00:05:08
11.   The child uttered a suppressed shriek… 00:05:13
12.   'I couldn't do it really,' said Quilp… 00:05:44


Disc 2

  The Old Curiosity Shop (Abridged)
1.   Quiet and solitude… 00:06:08
2.   Mr. Quilp took a friendly leave… 00:05:05
3.   Daniel Quilp of Tower Hill… 00:06:03
4.   Richard Swiveller was utterly aghast… 00:04:50
5.   Bless us, what a number of gentlemen… 00:05:25
6.   The two pilgrims… 00:07:38
7.   Another bright day… 00:07:19
8.   At length the weary child prevailed… 00:07:36
9.   There was but one lady… 00:05:48
10.   Kit turned away… 00:08:02
11.   This candid declaration… 00:07:07
12.   Having revolved these things in his mind… 00:07:12


Disc 3

  The Old Curiosity Shop (Abridged)
1.   It was not until they were quite exhausted… 00:06:19
2.   After a sound night's rest… 00:07:15
3.   Almost broken… 00:07:04
4.   At first the two travellers spoke little… 00:06:42
5.   Sleep hung upon the eyelids of the child… 00:05:33
6.   The night being warm… 00:05:49
7.   At length the play came to an end… 00:07:36
8.   With steps more faltering and unsteady… 00:07:15
9.   Miss Sally Brass was a lady of thirty - five… 00:06:59
10.   In course of time… 00:06:58
11.   As the single gentleman… 00:04:35


Disc 4

  The Old Curiosity Shop (Abridged)
1.   The single gentleman… 00:05:45
2.   One morning Kit drove Mr. Abel… 00:07:31
3.   Kit had rubbed down the pony… 00:07:18
4.   Between the old man and Nell… 00:08:29
5.   The old man rose from his bed… 00:07:59
6.   They arranged to proceed upon their journey… 00:07:19
7.   Wearing the depressed and wearied look… 00:06:17
8.   Mr. Quilp reached Tower Hill… 00:06:20
9.   Mrs. Quilp sat in a tearful silence… 00:08:16
10.   After a long time… 00:05:25
11.   Nell was stirring early in the morning… 00:04:52


Disc 5

  The Old Curiosity Shop (Abridged)
1.   A day or two after… 00:05:18
2.   The friendship between the single gentleman… 00:05:44
3.   Mr. Swiveller and his partner… 00:07:49
4.   When Kit, having discharged his errand… 00:08:07
5.   Kit stood as one entranced… 00:06:48
6.   'It's very distressing,' said Brass… 00:06:32
7.   A faint light, twinkling from the window… 00:07:37
8.   But to these remonstrances… 00:06:02
9.   Tossing to and fro… 00:05:03
10.   While she was thus engaged… 00:06:11
11.   Here, Mr. Swiveller made a violent… 00:05:50


Disc 6

  The Old Curiosity Shop (Abridged)
1.   On awaking in the morning… 00:06:56
2.   Miss Sally took another pinch… 00:05:00
3.   The three gentlemen looked at each other… 00:05:54
4.   Little dreaming of the mine… 00:06:49
5.   He hurried to the door… 00:06:14
6.   Lighted rooms, bright fires, cheerful faces… 00:07:35
7.   Kit was no sluggard next morning… 00:06:56
8.   'The elder brother…' 00:07:19
9.   The dull, red glow of a wood fire… 00:05:29
10.   The door was indeed opened… 00:06:31
11.   The old man looked from face to face… 00:04:38
12.   When morning came… 00:07:40

Total Playing Time: 07:29:18






Author(s):
Dickens, Charles

Reader(s):
Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA689212

Barcode: 9789626348925

Physical Release: 11/2008

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