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Street Child (Collins Modern Classics)

Berlie Doherty

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Description:

Unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children’s homes.When his mother dies, Jim Jarvis is left all alone in London. He is sent to the workhouse but quickly escapes, choosing a hard life on the streets of the city over the confines of the workhouse walls.Struggling to survive, Jim finally finds some friends… only to be snatched away and made to work for the remorselessly cruel Grimy Nick, constantly guarded by his vicious dog, Snipe.Will Jim ever manage to be free?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Antonia Beamish

Length:

4h 1m


Chapters

Free Sample

02:55

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:57


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

10:55


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:16


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:01


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:20


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:55


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

19:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

13:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:30


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:47


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:50


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:48


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:39


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:47


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:20


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:42


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

02:14


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:05


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:17


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

02:55


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

00:36