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Barnaby Rudge

Charles Dickens

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Genres:

Classics

Description:

Penguin Classics presents Charles Dickens' first historical novel, Barnaby Rudge, adapted for downloadable audiobook and read by Richard Pasco. Set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, Barnaby Rudge is a story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder and goes on to involve conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution. Through the course of the novel fathers and sons become opposed, apprentices plot against their masters and Protestants clash with Catholics on the streets. And, as London erupts into riot, Barnaby Rudge himself struggles to escape the curse of his own past. With its dramatic descriptions of public violence and private horror, its strange secrets and ghostly doublings, Barnaby Rudge is a powerful, disturbing blend of historical realism and Gothic melodrama. Part of a series of abridged, vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives. Affordable, collectable, quality productions - perfect for on-the-go listening.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Pasco

Length:

6h 12m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:16


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

16:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

28:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

28:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

18:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

24:24