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Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.

As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)

Dombey and Son (version 2) by DICKENS, Charles LibriVox

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Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.

As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)

    01 - Dombey and Son

    01 - Dombey and Son

    • 38 min
    02 - In which Timely Provision is made for an Emergency that

    02 - In which Timely Provision is made for an Emergency that

    • 38 min
    03 - In which Mr Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the Head of the Home-Department

    03 - In which Mr Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the Head of the Home-Department

    • 34 min
    04 - In which some more First Appearances are made on the Stage of these Adventures

    04 - In which some more First Appearances are made on the Stage of these Adventures

    • 38 min
    05 - Pauls Progress and Christening

    05 - Pauls Progress and Christening

    • 58 min
    06 - Paul's Second Deprivation

    06 - Paul's Second Deprivation

    • 1 hr 4 min

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