Dombey and Son

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Charles Dickens

Narrated By: Mil Nicholson

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 40 hours 29 minutes

Summary:

Charles Dickens the author of Dombey and Son, originally wrote the book in installments which were published from October 1846 to April 1848 under the title Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation.

The story centers around Paul Dombey, the stern owner of the Firm. He is totally immersed in having his newly born son continue the business, and entirely neglects his daughter Florence. Tragedy occurs, and Florenceā€™s plight worsens. As the years go by, Mr. Dombey sees to it that the man she loves, his employee, is sent far away. Mr Dombey remarries, but his marriage is eventually destroyed, his fortune gone, he becomes destitute. Finally he accepts help from his daughter, and life changes for him. Many wonderful characters interweave the tale, as in all Dickens literary masterpieces. (Summary by Mil Nicholson)

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  • Janice Mattioli

    Far better narration than most 'professional' narrators! These amazing people narrate for the love of it - and it definitely shows here. Of course, the book is amazing also.