The Cricket on the Hearth

  • by Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by Gerald Dickens
  • 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Charles Dickens' "The Cricket on the Hearth", performed by his great-great-grandson, Gerald Dickens...
A Dickens short written specifically for Christmas, "The Cricket on the Hearth" beautifully combines Dickens' masterful critique of social ills with a typically captivating narrative. In the Peerybingle family house, a cricket constantly chips, and acts as their guardian angel. Then, one day, a mysterious, elderly stranger takes lodge with the family.
Complete and unabridged, this is a must-buy for Christmas, and will bring to your family the festive cheer and seasonal warmth only Dickens could provide.


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This is a wonderful little treasure from Dickens. Narrator is also a Dickens and does a great job.
Never heard of this till I stumbled across it on Audible and I'm glad I purchased it.
Not long but very enjoyable!
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If you like Dickens, you'll love this.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-13-2012
  • Publisher: Create Digital Publishing