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Dombey and Son (version 2)

Charles Dickens

Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)

Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

44h 36m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

38:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

38:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

34:52


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

38:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

58:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:04:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

17:46


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:08:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

39:55


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

43:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

46:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

57:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

39:59


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:15:09


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

47:49


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:39


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

32:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

57:29


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

37:36


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

44:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

32:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

58:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:08:12


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

33:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

27:48


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

47:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

54:18


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

33:10


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

38:14


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

49:25


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

52:06


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

53:28


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

42:53


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

36:29


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

38:12


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

39:07


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

36:21


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

28:32


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

54:12


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

51:41


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

33:26


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

46:49


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

26:50


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

30:58


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

26:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

38:53


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

01:05:58


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

34:53


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

52:08


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

52:12


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

26:18


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

45:23


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

48:11


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

32:46


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

38:16


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

01:09:11


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

25:54


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

47:13


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

01:00:24


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

41:02


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

39:10


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

18:45