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DICKENS, C.: Dombey and Son (Abridged)

Dombey and Son is vintage Dickens and explores the classic themes of betrayal, cruelty and deceit. The novel follows the fortunes of Dombey, a businessman par excellence, who craves a son to inherit his enterprises. His family, and especially his daughter, the sweet and good-natured Florence, bear the brunt of his frustrations.



Disc 1

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Dombey sat in the corner of the darkened room… 00:05:59
2.   Play with flash player 'Mrs. Chick' said a very bland female voice… 00:03:42
3.   Play with flash player 'I am sorry to say, Louisa…' 00:02:39
4.   Play with flash player 'I shall never cease to congratulate myself,'… 00:05:41
5.   Play with flash player 'My good woman,' said Mr. Dombey… 00:05:11
6.   Play with flash player 'I never saw such a melting thing in all my life!' 00:04:44
7.   Play with flash player Next night, she found him walking… 00:04:33
8.   Play with flash player The offices of Dombey and Son were within the liberties… 00:05:38
9.   Play with flash player 'And now,' he said… 00:04:31
10.   Play with flash player Solomon Gills rubbed his hands… 00:05:33
11.   Play with flash player 'So that Paul's infancy and childhood…' 00:04:42
12.   Play with flash player It happened to be an iron - grey autumnal day. 00:04:58
13.   Play with flash player 'I am very glad to see you have so much feeling…' 00:05:00
14.   Play with flash player 'Look! there's a pretty little lady come to see you,'… 00:04:54
15.   Play with flash player The old woman took her by the wrist… 00:06:00
16.   Play with flash player In hurriedly putting on the bonnet… 00:04:49


Disc 2

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Obedient to the indication of Mr. Clerks hand… 00:05:09
2.   Play with flash player 'Let the servants know that no further steps…' 00:04:24
3.   Play with flash player Miss Tox inhabited a dark little house… 00:04:30
4.   Play with flash player It was on the very next day… 00:04:55
5.   Play with flash player On one of these occasions… 00:04:32
6.   Play with flash player Mrs. Chick and Miss Tox… 00:05:35
7.   Play with flash player At about noon Mrs. Pipchin… 00:05:10
8.   Play with flash player That spice of romance and love of the marvellous… 00:05:05
9.   Play with flash player 'Captain Cuttle's at home, I know,' said Walter 00:04:55
10.   Play with flash player Major Bagstock, after long and frequent observation… 00:05:36
11.   Play with flash player But Mr. Dombey, without attending to what he said… 00:05:57
12.   Play with flash player Mrs. Pipchin had kept watch and ward over little Paul… 00:04:56
13.   Play with flash player Upon the Doctor's doorsteps one day Paul stood… 00:04:33
14.   Play with flash player 'I shall see you soon, Paul…' 00:04:53
15.   Play with flash player At eight o'clock or so, the gong sounded again… 00:04:20
16.   Play with flash player 'Oh Saturdays! Oh happy Saturdays…' 00:03:19


Disc 3

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Such spirits as he had in the outset… 00:05:02
2.   Play with flash player 'Talking of Morfin,' resumed Mr. Carker… 00:05:21
3.   Play with flash player 'It is of no service to me,' said the brother. 00:05:57
4.   Play with flash player Paul, pocketing his invitation, sat down on a stool… 00:04:55
5.   Play with flash player Paul now slipped away… 00:04:43
6.   Play with flash player Once, for a last look, he turned and gazed… 00:05:40
7.   Play with flash player The Captain, however, scarcely appeared to relish… 00:05:14
8.   Play with flash player Greatly moved by what he heard… 00:04:27
9.   Play with flash player He was visited by as many as three grave doctors. 00:05:25
10.   Play with flash player Captain Cuttle, in the exercise of that surprising talent… 00:05:19
11.   Play with flash player At first, when the house subsided… 00:05:24
12.   Play with flash player Did he see before him the successful rival… 00:04:56
13.   Play with flash player 'Oh but Walter,' said Florence. 00:04:12
14.   Play with flash player 'Mr. Dombey, Sir,' saiD Major Bagstock… 00:04:48
15.   Play with flash player During the bustle of preparation at the railway… 00:02:44
16.   Play with flash player There was a face - he had looked upon it… 00:03:41


Disc 4

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player ThE Major and Mr. Dombey were walking arm - in - arm… 00:03:05
2.   Play with flash player The discrepancy between Mrs. Skewton's… 00:03:25
3.   Play with flash player On the next day but one, Mr. Dombey and thE Major… 00:02:23
4.   Play with flash player Mr. Carker the Manager sat at his desk… 00:05:01
5.   Play with flash player 'Ain't you a thief' said Mr. Carker… 00:04:45
6.   Play with flash player 'Now, boy!' said Mr. Carker… 00:01:49
7.   Play with flash player Florence lived alone in the great dreary house… 00:04:36
8.   Play with flash player Arriving in good time abreast of the wooden… 00:04:20
9.   Play with flash player The Captain in his own apartment was sitting… 00:05:07
10.   Play with flash player 'Bunsby,' said the Captain, striking home at once… 00:04:15
11.   Play with flash player The voice here went out of the back parlour… 00:02:02
12.   Play with flash player Sir Barnet and Lady Skettles, very good people… 00:04:17
13.   Play with flash player Captain Cuttle, though no sluggard… 00:04:43
14.   Play with flash player On mature consideration of this evidence… 00:03:13
15.   Play with flash player 'Your most obedient, Sir,' said thE Major. 00:02:05
16.   Play with flash player 'You must have found the gentleman a great resource,' said Carker… 00:04:59
17.   Play with flash player 'Bluntness, Ma'am,' returned thE Major… 00:03:18
18.   Play with flash player 'Major Bagstock, my darling Edith,' drawled her mother… 00:03:44
19.   Play with flash player Mr. Carker the Manager rose with the lark… 00:03:45
20.   Play with flash player Mr. Carker laughed, and turned upon his heel. 00:02:51
21.   Play with flash player Mr. Dombey having nothing else to say… 00:03:14


Disc 5

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Mr. Dombey, who had taken a stately leave… 00:05:19
2.   Play with flash player 'This is an attack, I suppose,' returned her mother… 00:05:01
3.   Play with flash player Florence descended from the coach… 00:05:19
4.   Play with flash player Florence was, one day, sitting reading in her room… 00:05:07
5.   Play with flash player 'My dear Dombey,' said Cleopatra… 00:04:54
6.   Play with flash player Dawn with its passionless blank face… 00:04:23
7.   Play with flash player So, from that day forward, for better for worse… 00:04:50
8.   Play with flash player The Captain got safe home again… 00:05:53
9.   Play with flash player The Captain glanced at the newspaper… 00:05:01
10.   Play with flash player Near to where the busy great north road… 00:05:04
11.   Play with flash player She was now opposite the house… 00:04:57
12.   Play with flash player If Florence could have stood within the room… 00:05:02
13.   Play with flash player 'Whose child' 00:05:12
14.   Play with flash player The dark blot on the street is gone. 00:01:46
15.   Play with flash player Florence had come down to the hall… 00:01:48


Disc 6

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player But dinner was announced, and Mr. Dombey… 00:05:19
2.   Play with flash player It was his wife's. She had exchanged her dinner dress… 00:05:40
3.   Play with flash player 'Mrs. Dombey,' said Mr. Dombey, advancing… 00:05:27
4.   Play with flash player They took her to pieces in very shame… 00:02:30
5.   Play with flash player Time, sure of foot and strong of will… 00:05:33
6.   Play with flash player Mr. Bunsby, who had a musical ear… 00:05:49
7.   Play with flash player To the moody, stubborn, sullen demon… 00:04:06
8.   Play with flash player 'And now,' he thought, rising in his moral magnificence… 00:05:49
9.   Play with flash player They had now come up. 00:04:02
10.   Play with flash player All is going on as it was wont. 00:02:20
11.   Play with flash player A shadow even on that shadowed face… 00:04:23
12.   Play with flash player Mr. Carker nodded. 'Take care, then!' 00:05:52
13.   Play with flash player 'You know,' said Mr. Carker… 00:04:42
14.   Play with flash player Mr. Carker signified his understanding… 00:05:32
15.   Play with flash player Florence, long since awakened from her dream… 00:05:36
16.   Play with flash player With the day, though not so early as the sun… 00:05:31


Disc 7

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Susan then bestirred herself to get her trunks in order… 00:04:49
2.   Play with flash player Arrived at her own door, she was alighting… 00:04:36
3.   Play with flash player 'It is growing late,' said Carker, after a pause… 00:05:05
4.   Play with flash player 'See where he goes!' cried one of these two women… 00:05:34
5.   Play with flash player Florence loved him still, but, by degrees… 00:04:58
6.   Play with flash player 'Tell your sovereign master, Sir,' said Edith… 00:05:04
7.   Play with flash player When the evening had set in… 00:05:12
8.   Play with flash player She did not sink down at his feet… 00:03:59
9.   Play with flash player 'Oh, Captain Cuttle!' cried Florence… 00:02:38
10.   Play with flash player 'How de do, Captain Gills' said a voice beside him… 00:03:57
11.   Play with flash player It was long before Florence awoke. 00:04:58
12.   Play with flash player 'He was older than you, my lady lass,' pursued the Captain… 00:04:07
13.   Play with flash player She had no thought of him but as a brother… 00:04:33
14.   Play with flash player There was an empty room above - stairs… 00:04:32
15.   Play with flash player 'Thank you, heartily,' said Walter. 00:05:00
16.   Play with flash player She raised her head, and spoke to him… 00:01:21
17.   Play with flash player What is the proud man doing, while the days go by 00:01:09


Disc 8

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player At the Counting House, the clerks discuss… 00:05:18
2.   Play with flash player 'Oh, for goodness' sake, Misses Brown… 00:05:18
3.   Play with flash player There were two of the traitor's own blood… 00:04:56
4.   Play with flash player The time - an hour short of midnight… 00:04:29
5.   Play with flash player They both stood looking at each other. 00:05:23
6.   Play with flash player 'All stratagems in love—' he interrupted, smiling. 00:05:39
7.   Play with flash player The lamps, gleaming on the medley of horses' heads… 00:04:59
8.   Play with flash player Unable to rest, and irresistibly attracted… 00:04:32
9.   Play with flash player The Midshipman was all alive. 00:05:34
10.   Play with flash player From that time, Miss Nipper never returned… 00:04:06
11.   Play with flash player Although I have heard something of the changes… 00:06:00
12.   Play with flash player And what are the young couple saying… 00:04:20
13.   Play with flash player Solomon puts back the letter carefully… 00:04:48
14.   Play with flash player Harriet Carker left her house, and entered… 00:03:46
15.   Play with flash player The old woman, whose wits appeared disorderly… 00:04:31


Disc 9

  Dombey and Son (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Changes have come again upon the great house… 00:04:49
2.   Play with flash player In the dusk of the evening Mr. Toodle, being off duty… 00:04:03
3.   Play with flash player 'And the ruined man. How does he pass the hours, alone' 00:04:02
4.   Play with flash player When the day broke he was shut up in his rooms again. 00:05:43
5.   Play with flash player The grand half - yearly festival holden by Doctor… 00:05:18
6.   Play with flash player Mr. and Mrs. Toots withdrew to the Bedford. 00:02:45
7.   Play with flash player This awful demonstration… 00:03:33
8.   Play with flash player All this time, the Captain could not but observe… 00:04:10
9.   Play with flash player Florence had need of help. 00:05:33
10.   Play with flash player It chanced one evening, towards sunset… 00:04:14
11.   Play with flash player Their ride was six or eight miles long. 00:04:08
12.   Play with flash player Edith, breaking her silence, without moving eye or limb… 00:05:58
13.   Play with flash player 'Oh Mama!' said Florence. 00:04:39
14.   Play with flash player And how goes the wooden Midshipman… 00:04:47
15.   Play with flash player The Captain approves of this figure greatly… 00:03:37
16.   Play with flash player Mr. Toots, with the assistance of his pipe… 00:03:50

Total Playing Time: 11:15:15






Author(s):
Dickens, Charles

Reader(s):
Timson, David

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA899012

Barcode: 9789626349908

Release Date: 09/2009

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