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Bleak House

Charles Dickens

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Genres:

Classics

Description:

Penguin Classics presents Charles Dickens' epic Bleak House, adapted for downloadable audiobook and read by Ronald Pickup and Beatnie Edney. As the interminable case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce grinds its way through the Court of Chancery, it draws together a disparate group of people: Ada and Richard Clare, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a ward of court, whose parentage is a source of deepening mystery; the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn; the determined sleuth Inspector Bucket; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core, Bleak House is one of Dickens's most ambitious novels, with a range that extends from the drawing rooms of the aristocracy to the poorest of London slums. 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:

Beatie Edney, Ronald Pickup, Beatnie Edney

Length:

3h 37m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:50


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:41


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:48


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:29


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:53


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:50


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:02


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:43


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:35


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:48


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:48


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:48


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:26


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:23


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:24


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:07


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:52


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:55


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:31