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GOLDSMITH, O.: Vicar of Wakefield (The)


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GOLDSMITH, O.: Vicar of Wakefield (The)

First published in 1766 and a perennial favourite since then, The Vicar of Wakefield is built around the naïve but loveable figure of Dr Primrose. He and his family live in rural bliss until disaster threatens to destroy their happiness: abduction, impoverishment and betrayal combine to lay them low, but a surprising figure brings hope when all seems lost.

Disc 1

  The Vicar Of Wakefield
1.   An Honest Man, A Good - Natured Woman 00:05:16
2.   A Happy Life, Simple Pleasures 00:05:20
3.   Our Misfortune Is Confirmed 00:10:36
4.   The Place Of Our Retreat 00:09:14
5.   Mr. Burchell - A Poor Gentleman 00:03:32
6.   The Merits Of Our Landlord, Mr. Thornhill 00:05:50
7.   The Squire - And A Crowd Of Company 00:10:28
8.   Michaelmas - Eve At Neighbour Flamborough's 00:07:02
9.   Acquaintances Of Taste 00:09:18
10.   Mr. Burchell Warns Of The Dangers Of Town 00:04:56
11.   An Easy Method Of Raising Money 00:07:52

Disc 2

  The Vicar Of Wakefield
1.   A Further Deception 00:12:58
2.   Our Landlord Is A Familiar Visitor 00:09:33
3.   A Rival For Mr Thornhill 00:14:59
4.   Entertainment In A Magnificent Mansion - A Surprise 00:09:17
5.   My Son Returns Home 00:05:28
6.   Another Surprise In An Inn, Just Twenty Miles From Home 00:08:49
7.   I Bring My Daughter home - A Further Disaster 00:15:52
8.   On The Road To Gaol 00:02:32

Disc 3

  The Vicar Of Wakefield
1.   'Sanchoniathon, Manetho' - An Old Acquaintance 00:13:02
2.   Olivia - A Fatal Paleness On Her Cheeks 00:11:13
3.   A Letter From George 00:08:52
4.   Visits From Sophy And Mr. Burchell And A Revelation 00:14:20
5.   Mr. Thornhill Defends His Actions 00:05:28
6.   The Butler Tells All 00:07:19
7.   The Squire And Miss Wilmot's Fortune 00:07:18
8.   Happiness Was Expanded Upon Every Face 00:06:46
9.   A Further Stroke Of Good Fortune 00:05:07

Total Playing Time: 03:58:17

Goldsmith, Oliver

Robbie, Christopher

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA307912

Barcode: 0730099007924

Physical Release: 01/1996

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