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Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

Penguin Classics presents the audiobook adaptation of Charles Dicken's timeless tale, Oliver Twist, read by the actor Alex Jennings. The story of the orphan Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves, shocked readers when it was first published. Dickens's tale of childhood innocence beset by evil depicts the dark criminal underworld of a London peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and the prostitute Nancy. Combining elements of Gothic Romance, the Newgate Novel and popular melodrama, Dickens created an entirely newkind of fiction, scathing in its indictment of a cruel society, and pervaded by an unforgettable sense of threat and mystery. Part of a series of abridged, vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives. Affordable, collectable, quality productions - perfect for on-the-go listening.

Penguin Classics presents the audiobook adaptation of Charles Dicken's timeless tale, Oliver Twist, read by the actor Alex Jennings. The story of the orphan Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves, shocked readers when it was first published. Dickens's tale of childhood innocence beset by evil depicts the dark criminal underworld of a London peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and the prostitute Nancy. Combining elements of Gothic Romance, the Newgate Novel and popular melodrama, Dickens created an entirely newkind of fiction, scathing in its indictment of a cruel society, and pervaded by an unforgettable sense of threat and mystery. Part of a series of abridged, vintage recordings taken from the Penguin Archives. Affordable, collectable, quality productions - perfect for on-the-go listening.
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Classics

Description:

Penguin Classics presents the audiobook adaptation of Charles Dicken's timeless tale, Oliver Twist, read by the actor Alex Jennings. The story of the orphan Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves, shocked readers when it was first published. Dickens's tale of childhood innocence beset by evil depicts the dark criminal underworld of a London peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and the prostitute Nancy. Combining elements of Gothic Romance, the Newgate Novel and popular melodrama, Dickens created an entirely newkind of fiction, scathing in its indictment of a cruel society, and pervaded by an unforgettable sense of threat and mystery. 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:

Alex Jennings

Length:

5h 44m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:00


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:37


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:20


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:05


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:38


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:33


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:54


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:29


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:17


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:32


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:09


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:24


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:05


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:30


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:59


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:22


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:04


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:00


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:12


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:44


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:50


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:18


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:36


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:39


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:00


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:02


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:08


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:20


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:29


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:35


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:11


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:36


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:03


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:10


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:08


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:10


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:49


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:00


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:44


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:15


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:47


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:27


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:11


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:50


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:35


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:04


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:00


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:16


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:27


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:09


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:09


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:35