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Dickens, C.: Tale of Two Cities (A) (Unabridged)




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It was the best of times and the worst of times In one of the most famous openings of any novel, Dickens masterfully presents the turmoil of the French...

Disc 1


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Book The First – Chapter 1 - 6:54
  2. Chapter 2 - 6:39
  3. The sound of a horse at a gallop… - 6:21
  4. Chapter 3 - 4:58
  5. Tellson’s Bank had a run upon it in the mail - 6:03
  6. Chapter 4 - 5:32
  7. Rounding his mouth and both his eyes… - 4:40
  8. The likeness passed away… - 3:26
  9. Mr Lorry opened his hands… - 4:29
  10. After this odd description of his daily routine… - 5:18
  11. As he said the words he looked down… - 6:47
  12. Chapter 5 - 4:57
  13. Hunger. It was prevalent everywhere - 5:28

Disc 2


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. This wine-shop keeper was a bull-necked… - 4:46
  2. The three customers pulled off their hats… - 5:17
  3. There was yet an upper staircase… - 7:06
  4. Chapter 6 - 6:36
  5. Now that he had no work to hold… - 5:20
  6. It happened, at length… - 6:21
  7. She held him closer round the neck… - 5:00
  8. In the submissive way of one long accustomed… - 4:37
  9. Book The Second – Chapter 1 - 5:22
  10. Outside Tellson’s – never by any means in it… - 4:57
  11. Here he addressed his wife once more… - 4:33
  12. Chapter 2 - 4:52
  13. Making his way through the tainted crowd… - 5:04
  14. ‘Silence in the court!’ - 5:08

Disc 3


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Chapter 3 - 4:31
  2. When the Attorney-General ceased… - 5:13
  3. The blue-flies buzzed again… - 4:21
  4. In the midst of a profound stillness… - 6:08
  5. Mr Attorney-General now signified to my Lord… - 7:02
  6. There was much commiseration for her as she was removed… - 4:39
  7. Chapter 4 - 4:41
  8. The friends of the acquitted prisoner had dispersed… - 5:28
  9. ‘Now your dinner is done,’… - 5:26
  10. Chapter 5 - 6:47
  11. Two or three times, the matter in hand… - 7:15
  12. Chapter 6 - 5:43
  13. There were three rooms on a floor… - 5:35
  14. ‘As we happen to be alone for the moment…’ - 6:00

Disc 4


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Miss Pross was a pleasant sight… - 5:48
  2. The floor was examined very carefully… - 6:35
  3. Chapter 7 - 4:19
  4. A sumptuous man was the Farmer-General - 5:43
  5. The exquisite gentlemen of the finest breeding… - 5:32
  6. At last, swooping at a street corner… - 6:43
  7. Chapter 8 - 5:55
  8. ‘What was he like?’ - 6:26
  9. Chapter 9 - 5:49
  10. When coffee had been served… - 5:36
  11. ‘Repression is the only lasting philosophy…’ - 5:46
  12. The ringing of the bell… - 5:17
  13. The fountain in the village flowed unseen… - 5:19

Disc 5


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Chapter 10 - 5:08
  2. ‘I have had the happiness, Doctor Manette…’ - 5:00
  3. Her father sat silent… - 5:16
  4. Her father considered a little before he answered… - 5:22
  5. Chapter 11 - 3:35
  6. Sydney drank a bumper of the punch he had made… - 4:25
  7. Chapter 12 - 4:07
  8. ‘Oh dear me!’ cried Mr Lorry… - 6:18
  9. ‘Well, Mr Stryver…’ - 5:34
  10. Chapter 13 - 5:33
  11. I wish you to know… - 6:24
  12. Chapter 14 - 4:19
  13. At length, a person better informed… - 4:23

Disc 6


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Mr Cruncher did not assist at the closing sports… - 4:59
  2. Mr Cruncher beguiled the earlier watches… - 5:18
  3. From his oppressed slumber, Young Jerry… - 4:21
  4. Chapter 15 - 5:15
  5. Defarge closed the door carefully… - 5:41
  6. Defarge and the three glanced darkly at one another - 4:33
  7. The mender of roads looked… - 4:38
  8. Nothing more was said… - 5:27
  9. Chapter 16 - 5:36
  10. The night was hot… - 5:38
  11. A figure entering at the door… - 5:38
  12. As the keeper of the wine-shop entered… - 5:09
  13. Madame Defarge knitted steadily… - 5:02

Disc 7


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Chapter 17 - 3:49
  2. It was the first time… - 4:22
  3. His collected and calm manner… - 3:56
  4. Chapter 18 - 5:07
  5. It was a hard parting… - 4:22
  6. Two things at once impressed themselves on Mr Lorry… - 5:29
  7. Chapter 19 - 4:43
  8. Mr Lorry saw that they understood one another… - 4:17
  9. Doctor Manette sat meditating… - 6:56
  10. The Doctor shaded his forehead with his hand… - 4:49
  11. Chapter 20 - 4:55
  12. When he was gone… - 3:42
  13. Chapter 21 - 4:49
  14. Mr Stryver shouldered his way through the law… - 3:26

Disc 8


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. On a night in mid-July… - 5:27
  2. With a roar that sounded… - 5:12
  3. Through gloomy vaults… - 4:01
  4. In the howling universe of passion… - 4:01
  5. Chapter 22 - 4:30
  6. The men were terrible… - 4:11
  7. ‘Bring him out! Bring him to the lamp!’ - 4:03
  8. Chapter 23 - 6:33
  9. As the road-mender plied his dusty labour… - 6:08
  10. As the rider rattled down the hill… - 4:41
  11. Chapter 24 - 4:44
  12. ‘My dear Charles,’ said Mr Lorry - 4:56
  13. It was too much the way of Monseigneur… - 6:20
  14. Mr Lorry and Charles Darnay were left alone… - 6:28
  15. With this uneasiness half stifled… - 5:54

Disc 9


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Book the Third – Chapter 1 - 5:44
  2. He stopped in the act of swinging himself out of his saddle… - 5:21
  3. When he had sat in his saddle some half-hour… - 5:16
  4. Charles Darnay felt it hopeless to entreat him further… - 5:39
  5. It struck him motionless - 5:08
  6. Chapter 2 - 4:45
  7. Soon afterwards, the bell at the great gate sounded… - 4:46
  8. The grindstone had a double handle… - 5:49
  9. Chapter 3 - 6:07
  10. Defarge looked gloomily at his wife… - 5:10
  11. Chapter 4 - 5:52
  12. This new life of the Doctor’s was an anxious life… - 7:04
  13. Chapter 5 - 7:39

Disc 10


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. These occupations brought her round… - 4:46
  2. A footstep in the snow - 3:08
  3. Chapter 6 - 4:45
  4. ‘Charles Evremonde, called Darnay!’ - 5:29
  5. All the voices were in the prisoner’s favour… - 5:25
  6. Chapter 7 - 6:06
  7. Mr Cruncher, in an access of loyalty… - 5:46
  8. Chapter 8 - 5:15
  9. Miss Pross only shook her head… - 5:48
  10. Carton’s negligent recklessness of manner… - 3:57
  11. Mr Lorry’s business eye read in the speaker’s face… - 4:22
  12. It was a poorer hand than he suspected… - 3:53
  13. While he was at a loss… - 4:33
  14. Sydney Carton, who, with Mr Lorry… - 3:51
  15. Chapter 9 - 5:26
  16. Mr Cruncher knuckled his forehead… - 4:52

Disc 11


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. ‘Yours is a long life to look back upon, sir?’ - 5:06
  2. As the grinning little man held out the pipe… - 5:05
  3. Now, that the streets were quiet… - 3:55
  4. Every eye then turned to the five judges… - 5:08
  5. Chapter 10 - 5:27
  6. ‘The patient was a woman of great beauty…’ - 4:56
  7. ‘On some hay on the ground…’ - 5:29
  8. ‘Nothing human could have held life in the boy…’ - 6:17
  9. ‘She lingered for a week.’ - 5:41
  10. ‘She was a good, compassionate lady…’ - 5:51
  11. Chapter 11 - 4:06
  12. When they arrived at the gateway… - 5:01
  13. Chapter 12 - 3:53
  14. Carton followed the lines and words of his paper… - 4:20
  15. Both her hearers derived a horrible enjoyment… - 5:06

Disc 12


    A Tale of Two Cities (more info)
  1. Carton stooped to pick up the coat… - 6:48
  2. Chapter 13 - 5:17
  3. When he lay down on his straw bed… - 3:56
  4. The door was quickly opened and closed… - 4:31
  5. As if his memory were impaired… - 5:11
  6. As he stood by the wall in a dim corner… - 4:34
  7. It is Jarvis Lorry who has replied… - 4:35
  8. Chapter 14 - 5:10
  9. The question was addressed to the wood-sawyer… - 4:46
  10. Now, when the journey of the travelling coach… - 5:25
  11. Mr Cruncher was so bewildered… - 4:51
  12. Madame Defarge was not likely to follow… - 4:18
  13. In the first fright and horror of her situation… - 3:15
  14. Chapter 15 - 5:32
  15. The clocks are on the stroke of three… - 5:37
  16. She kisses his lips… - 4:37

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Product Details
 
Artist(s):
Dickens, Charles; Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos Audio Books
UPC: 730099035927
Item Number: NAX35912
Release Date: Oct 1, 2005

 
 
 
 
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