Javier Obón

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  • A Tale of Two Cities

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 806
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 619
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 625

'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'; so the recording begins and ends with some of Dickens's best-known words, and between those lines is every Briton's view of the worst excesses of the French Revolution. Set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution, the audiobook tells the story of a French doctor who is imprisoned for 18 years in the Bastille in Paris. Upon his release, he moves to London with his daughter, Lucie, whom he had never met.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of books, the best of readers

  • By Mr David Newton on 17-11-07


5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-04-06

This audiobook is like a good symphony conducted by a really great director. It is an amazing work by Martin Javis: so many diferent voices that it seems as if he were 10 actors.

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