A hilarious Dickens story, with his masterly story-within-a-story format, about a sideshow and the various characters who inhabit it - especially a dwarf who seeks to gain property and go into society. He gets the money by winning a lottery and does enter into society, with hilarious and sad results. A rollicking good time, "Going into Society" is reminiscent of O'Henry and Mark Twain, too. One of Dickens' best humorous stories. Read by an American voice, per listener request.
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uggg... had to turn this off after less than a minute. Recording is not professional at all. So hard on the ears.
not worth the $1.95. would rather just read the short story myself.
I did not enjoy this narrator.
- Malcolm Hart