Dickens: Abridged [Audiobook] download free by Peter Ackroyd

Dickens: Abridged Audiobook download free by Peter Ackroyd
  • Listen audiobook: Dickens: Abridged
  • Author: Peter Ackroyd
  • Release date: 2002/5/2
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780099437093
  • Rating: 7.9 of 10
  • Votes: 532
  • Review by: Gabriel Palmer
  • Review rating: 9.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Duration: 7H44M1S in 256 kbps (124.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: ATRAC, MPEG4, WAV, WMA, FLAC, MP3 (compression DMG, ZIP, TAR.LZO, EML, DEB, RAR, 7Z)
  • Total pages original book: 624
  • Includes a PDF summary of 62 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 47M55S (12.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Dickens was a landmark biography when first published in 1990. This specially edited shorter edition takes the reader into the life of one of the world's greatest writers.Here, Ackroyd attempts to peel away the mask of a man whose life was outwardly a picture of Victorian rectitude, but whose love life was as complicated (and unconventional) as any modern writer's. Dickens had everything - fame, success and riches - but he died harbouring a deep sadness he had experienced all his life. He was a man of mercurial character, had enormous vitality and humour, but he also had a sense of loss and longing that would constantly appear in his work. Like many eminent Victorians, he led a double life: although he insisted that nothing in the newspapers he edited should upset his middle-class readers, he regularly indulged in dubious night-time escapades with fellow author Wilkie Collins, and, for the last 13 years of his life, kept a secret mistress.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literature: History & Criticism, Literary Studies: C 1800 To C 1900, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Literary Studies: General, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x36mm
  • Weight: 480g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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