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London Labour and the London Poor collects hundreds of testimonials from the lower strata of Victorian society to give a unique account of the lives and struggles of the 19th-century poor. Read by David Timson, it is a remarkable work by one of the founders and editors of the satirical magazine Punch, and is said to have inspired the socially conscious fiction of Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray.
Peter Wickham gives us Pensées, Blaise Pascal’s essential collection of philosophical thoughts, which includes his infamous ‘wager’; and Adam Sims narrates the troubled tale of Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter, the perennial American classic by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
London Labour and the London Poor is a rare and fascinating insight into the lives and struggles of the 19th-century poor.
Intended to be a defence of the Christian religion, Pensées is a penetrating collection of thoughts on faith, reason and theology.
The Scarlet Letter is one of the great classics of American literature. Set in the harsh Puritan environment of 17th-century Boston…
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Summer affords many of us the opportunity to do some of the enjoyable things that we have been unable to find time for during the rest of the year – this includes reading… and, of course, listening. This could be …