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John Halifax, Gentleman

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

This novel, published in 1856, was one of the popular and beloved novels in the Victorian era. It is told in the first person by Phineas Fletcher, an invalid son of a Quaker tanner who is presented to us in the beginning as a lonely youth. John Halifax, the first friend he ever had, is a poor orphan who is taken in by his father to help in the work which his sickly son can't constantly do. Phineas tells us in an unforgettable way how John succeeded in rising from his humble beginning and become a wealthy and successful man. But with the money come horrible troubles... In an unforgettable manner, we learn to know all the characters of the novel as if they really lived. (Summary by Stav Nisser) Coordinated by Stav Nisser & Patti Cunningham

This novel, published in 1856, was one of the popular and beloved novels in the Victorian era. It is told in the first person by Phineas Fletcher, an invalid son of a Quaker tanner who is presented to us in the beginning as a lonely youth. John Halifax, the first friend he ever had, is a poor orphan who is taken in by his father to help in the work which his sickly son can't constantly do. Phineas tells us in an unforgettable way how John succeeded in rising from his humble beginning and become a wealthy and successful man. But with the money come horrible troubles... In an unforgettable manner, we learn to know all the characters of the novel as if they really lived. (Summary by Stav Nisser) Coordinated by Stav Nisser & Patti Cunningham
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

This novel, published in 1856, was one of the popular and beloved novels in the Victorian era. It is told in the first person by Phineas Fletcher, an invalid son of a Quaker tanner who is presented to us in the beginning as a lonely youth. John Halifax, the first friend he ever had, is a poor orphan who is taken in by his father to help in the work which his sickly son can't constantly do. Phineas tells us in an unforgettable way how John succeeded in rising from his humble beginning and become a wealthy and successful man. But with the money come horrible troubles... In an unforgettable manner, we learn to know all the characters of the novel as if they really lived. (Summary by Stav Nisser) Coordinated by Stav Nisser & Patti Cunningham

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

19h 37m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

29:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

37:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

33:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

33:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

26:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

30:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

22:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

25:46


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

22:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

23:53


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

31:18


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

23:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:03


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

25:37


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

43:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

35:05


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

40:30


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

51:37


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

30:01


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

28:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

36:02


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

36:53


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

45:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

27:36


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

27:21


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

32:03


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

28:19


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

26:33


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

33:27


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

41:53


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

32:28


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

29:43


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

17:47