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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
- By: Robert Tressell
- Narrated by: Tony Robinson
- Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
Tressell's novel is about survival on the underside of the Edwardian Twilight, about exploitative employment when the only safety nets are charity, workhouse, and grave. Following the fortunes of a group of painters and decorators and their families, and the attempts to rouse their political will by the Socialist visionary Frank Owen, the audiobook is both a highly entertaining story and a passionate appeal for a fairer way of life.
Fascinating - What a shame it's abridged.
- By V. S. on 28-07-05
Everyone needs to read hear this
Awesome book the only thing to make it better would have been Jeremy Corbyn reading Barrington.