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DICKENS, C.: Hard Times (Abridged)

    
      

 

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DICKENS, C.: Hard Times (Abridged)

In this, Dickens’ most openly political novel, we discover the terrible human consequences of a ruthlessly materialistic philosophy in the lives of Thomas Gradgrind’s family, brought up to believe that only ‘Facts! Facts! Facts!’ have any meaning. Set in Coketown, a typical Lancashire milltown, the novel graphically exposes the truth about Victorian ‘progress’.



Disc 1

  Book the First - Sowing
1.   Play with flash player The One Thing Needful 00:01:45
2.   Play with flash player Murdering The Innocents 00:04:42
3.   Play with flash player Sowing: A Loophole 00:05:34
4.   Play with flash player Mr Bounderby 00:07:08
5.   Play with flash player The Key - Note 00:04:04
6.   Play with flash player Sleary's Horsemanship 00:10:52
7.   Play with flash player Mrs. Sparsit 00:06:46
8.   Play with flash player Stephen Blackpool 00:07:32
9.   Play with flash player No Way Out 00:06:17
10.   Play with flash player The Old Woman 00:03:48
11.   Play with flash player Rachael 00:05:52
12.   Play with flash player The Great Manufacturer 00:04:29
13.   Play with flash player Father And Daughter 00:06:26
14.   Play with flash player Husband And Wife 00:04:18


Disc 2

  Book the Second - Reaping
1.   Play with flash player Effects in the Bank 00:08:25
2.   Play with flash player Mr James Harthouse 00:08:31
3.   Play with flash player The Whelp 00:03:18
4.   Play with flash player Men and Brothers 00:06:56
5.   Play with flash player Men and Masters 00:05:43
6.   Play with flash player Fading Away 00:14:18
7.   Play with flash player Gunpowder 00:09:54
8.   Play with flash player Explosion 00:11:02
9.   Play with flash player Hearing the Last of It 00:07:31
10.   Play with flash player Mrs Sparsit's Staircase 00:03:55


Disc 3

  Book the Second - Reaping
1.   Play with flash player Lower And Lower 00:08:05
2.   Play with flash player Down 00:05:07
  Book the Third - Garnering
3.   Play with flash player Another Thing Needful 00:05:38
4.   Play with flash player Very Ridiculous 00:07:35
5.   Play with flash player Very Decided 00:07:25
6.   Play with flash player Lost 00:06:45
7.   Play with flash player Found 00:08:44
8.   Play with flash player The Starlight 00:08:37
9.   Play with flash player Whelp - Hunting 00:09:44
10.   Play with flash player Philosophical 00:03:16
11.   Play with flash player Final 00:06:57

Total Playing Time: 03:56:59






Author(s):
Dickens, Charles

Reader(s):
Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA311012

Barcode: 0730099011020

Release Date: 01/1997

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