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DICKENS, C.: Pickwick Papers (The) (Abridged)


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DICKENS, C.: Pickwick Papers (The) (Abridged)

The Pickwick Papers was Dickens’ first novel, completed in 1837. From the start, he established his eye for vivid characters—with the lovable London character of Sam Weller, the boisterous Mr Pickwick, and the rest of the colour crew. The adventures, including the cricket match in Dingley Dell, and the grim description of Fleet Prison, set the pattern for the most remarkable series of stories that epitomize England in the nineteenth century.

Disc 1

  The Pickwick Papers
1.   The Transactions Of The Pickwick Club 00:04:01
2.   'Mr Samuel Pickwick Burst Like Another Sun From His Slumbers' 00:07:52
3.   Manoeuvres In Rochester 00:11:00
4.   How Mr Pickwick Undertook To Drive ... 00:08:09
5.   ... And Mr Winkle Learned To Ride 00:09:44
6.   Mr Wardle Of Manor Farm 00:15:32
7.   Softer Feelings In The Bosom Of Mr Tracy Tupman 00:10:12
8.   Mr Jingle's Intentions 00:08:47

Disc 2

  The Pickwick Papers
1.   The Supper Was Ready Laid ... 00:04:45
2.   How Much Are They Ahead 00:06:47
3.   They Resumed Their Journey 00:08:43
4.   Sam Weller - In Striped Waistcoat And An Old White Hat - And Mr Jingle's Success 00:14:52
5.   Mr Pickwick's Landlady - Mrs Bardell 00:10:59
6.   Ode To An Expiring Frog 00:14:11
7.   On To Bury St Edmonds And A Surprise 00:09:29
8.   Evening In The Grounds Of Westgate House 00:09:50

Disc 3

  The Pickwick Papers
1.   An Unexpected Lawsuit 00:05:49
2.   Mr Weller, Senior 00:04:15
3.   Peter Magnus, A Suitor 00:12:57
4.   Mr Weller Meets An Old Acquaintance 00:03:44
5.   The Oratory Of Proposition 00:07:51
6.   George Nupkins, Principal Magistrate 00:03:55
7.   Mr Pickwick's Dinner Is Interrupted 00:05:38
8.   Mr Pickwick Faces Mr Nupkins 00:07:26
9.   Sam Meets Mary 00:07:37

Disc 4

  The Pickwick Papers
1.   The Pickwick Christmas 00:07:57
2.   Mr Benjamin Allen And Mr Bob Sawyer 00:02:52
3.   Off To Skating 00:05:27
4.   Fancy - Sliding And Mr Pickwick Takes A Dip 00:04:29
5.   In Court: Bardell Versus Pickwick 00:04:27
6.   'Call Nathaniel Winkle' 00:06:38
7.   Mr Pickwick's Slumbers Are Interrupted 00:01:55
8.   The Debtor's Prison 00:04:04
9.   Familiar Faces 00:02:59
10.   Visitors For Mr Pickwick 00:02:29
11.   Mrs Bardell Goes On An Unexpected Journey 00:04:51
12.   Mr Perker Suggests A Solution And Mr Winkle Arrives 00:04:33
13.   More Marriages 00:04:33
14.   Sam Weller Makes His Commitment 00:06:52
15.   Mr Pickwick Announces His Retirement 00:07:52

Total Playing Time: 04:46:03

Dickens, Charles

Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA416612

Barcode: 9789626341667

Physical Release: 11/1998

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