The Pickwick Papers

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The Pickwick Papers

by Charles Dickens (Chapman & Hall, 1837); audiobook read by Simon Prebble (Blackstone, 2010)

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An enormous book that oscillates between loquacious charm and utter tedium. Though Dickens created memorable characters (most notably Mr Jingle and Sam Weller), considerable portions of the whole evince the churning out of copy to meet his word count and monthly deadline.

 

 

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