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Charles Dickens

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(4,562 Sterne; 8 Bewertungen)

G. K. Chesterton was a great admirer of Charles Dickens, and wrote a noted critique of Dickens' works expressing his opinion in his own inimitable style. (Summary by Karen Merline) (7 hr 30 min)

Chapters

THE DICKENS PERIOD

34:44

Read by Stuart Bell

THE BOYHOOD OF DICKENS

28:33

Read by Laura Caldwell

THE YOUTH OF DICKENS

37:42

Read by Anna Simon

"THE PICKWICK PAPERS"

41:28

Read by Chrystal Layton

THE GREAT POPULARITY

39:29

Read by Justin Brett

DICKENS AND AMERICA

37:30

Read by Anna Simon

DICKENS AND CHRISTMAS

37:59

Read by Ray Clare

THE TIME OF TRANSITION

47:06

Read by Ray Clare

LATER LIFE AND WORKS

50:13

Read by Ray Clare

THE GREAT DICKENS CHARACTERS

32:21

Read by Tysto

ON THE ALLEGED OPTIMISM OF DICKENS

45:23

Read by Dick Durette

A NOTE ON THE FUTURE OF DICKENS

17:54

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Bewertungen

Very good.

(3 Sterne)

I rate this book with 3 stars comparing it with his best work, Orthodoxy, and the other best books in the world. It was very, very good. I loved it, and I've never even read a Charles Dickens book before. So many good philosophy tidbits, as always coming from Chesterton.