The Old Curiosity Shop

  • by Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by George Hagan
  • 26 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Old Curiosity Shop is a novel by Charles Dickens. The plot follows the life of Nell Trent and her grandfather, both residents of The Old Curiosity Shop in London. Charles Dickens is arguably the greatest novelist England ever produced. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life - along with his memorable characters - have made him beloved by readers the world over. Please note: This is a vintage recording. The audio quality may not be up to modern day standards.


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Customer Reviews

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Good performance

While well read, this book is not well edited. All the minor mispoken passages are in place. Still better than ill read, well edited. David Case aka Frederick Davidson remains the first choice for Dickens.
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- J B Tipton

Impressive reading

I am thoroughly impressed with George Hagan's characterizations. He so seamlessly shifts between the voice of a young girl, an old man, an odious villain, a timid wife that it is hard to believe it could be the same voice narrating and reading the characters' lines. I don't mind the occasional slips the other review mentioned. I think at 22+ hours the $6.79 price is an excellent value.
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- Michele

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-21-2009
  • Publisher: RNIB