The Vicar of Wakefield

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Oliver Goldsmith

Narrated By: Peter Joyce

Publisher: Assembled Stories

Date: January 2006

Duration: 8 hours 42 minutes


The uplifting and heroic tale of a north country clergyman. The story is told by Dr. Charles Primrose, 'a priest, and husbandman and the father of a family'. He lives his life of quiet contentment until he loses his independent income. Moving to a humbler dwelling near the estate of Squire Thornhill starts a series of misfortunes which befall the whole family. A sentimental story of a man simple in affluence and majestic in adversity.The power of this classic story will never diminish.