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My LibriVox recordings & my reading journal (solo Litblog).

“Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People” by Charles Dickens

LibriVox logoSketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) in 1836 accompanied by illustrations by George Cruikshank. It consists of 56 passages divided into four sections: “Our Parish”, “Scenes”, “Characters”, and “Tales”. Of these, only the last contains fiction. (Summary by Wikipedia)

My contributions to this collaborative effort are:-
“36 – Characters 4: Miss Evans and the Eagle” http://www.archive.org/download/sketches_boz_1007_librivox/sketchesbyboz_36_dickens_64kb.mp3″Running time=12m 55s (mp3@64kb)

“37 – Characters 5: The Parlour Orator” http://www.archive.org/download/sketches_boz_1007_librivox/sketchesbyboz_37_dickens_64kb.mp3″Running time=14m 33s (mp3@64kb)

“38 – Characters 6: The Hospital Patient”Running time=11m (mp3@64kb)


Download locations:
36 – Characters 4: Miss Evans and the Eagle
mp3 128kb : mp3 64kb : ogg vorbis

37 – Characters 5: The Parlour Orator
mp3 128kb : mp3 64kb : ogg vorbis

38 – Characters 6: The Hospital Patient
mp3 128kb : mp3 64kb : ogg vorbis

The book can also be found at this location.

Catalogue pages: LibriVox, Internet Archive.
Zip of the entire book (632.7MB@64kb). Total running time is 21h, 57m, 42s.


Chapter List of “Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People”

Section – Title Reader
01 – Our Parish 1: The Beadle, the Parish Engine, the Schoolmaster earthcalling
02 – Our Parish 2: The Curate, the Old Lady, the Half-Pay Captain Peter Why
03 – Our Parish 3: The Four Sisters Peter Why
04 – Our Parish 4: The Election for Beadle MARTIN GEESON
05 – Our Parish 5: The Broker’s Man eli_christoff
06 – Our Parish 6: The Ladies’ Societies Peter Why
07 – Our Parish 7: Our Next-Door Neighbor Peter Why
08 – Scenes 1: The Streets, Morning Peter Why
09 – Scenes 2: The Streets, Night Peter Why
10 – Scenes 3: Shops and Their Tenants MARTIN GEESON
11 – Scenes 4: Scotland-Yard MARTIN GEESON
12 – Scenes 5: Seven Dials Peter Why
13 – Scenes 6: Meditations in Monmouth-Street hefyd
14 – Scenes 7: Hackney-Coach Stands nihilist00
15 – Scenes 8: Doctors’ Commons hefyd
16 – Scenes 9: London Recreations EdFlanders
17 – Scenes 10: The River EdFlanders
18 – Scenes 11: Astley’s EdFlanders
19 – Scenes 12: Greenwich Fair russiandoll
20 – Scenes 13: Private Theatres russiandoll
21 – Scenes 14: Vauxhall-Gardens, by Day nihilist00
22 – Scenes 15: Early Coaches ChrisHughes
23 – Scenes 16: Omnibuses nihilist00
24 – Scenes 17: The Last Driver & the First Omnibus Cad ExEmGe
25 – Scenes 18: A Parliamentary Sketch ExEmGe
26 – Scenes 19: Public Dinners ExEmGe
27 – Scenes 20: The First of May RuthieG
28 – Scenes 21: Brokers’ and Marine Store Shops miette
29 – Scenes 22: Gin Shops miette
30 – Scenes 23: Pawnbrokers’ Shops miette
31 – Scenes 24: Criminal Courts hefyd
32 – Scenes 25: A Visit to Newgate MorganScorpion
33 – Characters 1: Thoughts about People Justin Brett
34 – Characters 2: A Christmas Dinner RuthieG
35 – Characters 3: The New Year RuthieG
36 – Characters 4: Miss Evans and the Eagle ravenotation
37 – Characters 5: The Parlour Orator ravenotation
38 – Characters 6: The Hospital Patient ravenotation
39 – Characters 7: The Misplaced Attachment tim bulkeley
40 – Characters 8: The Mistaken Milliner RuthieG
41 – Characters 9: The Dancing Academy MorganScorpion
42 – Characters 10: Shabby-Genteel People MorganScorpion
43 – Characters 11: Making a Night of It MARTIN GEESON
44 – Characters 12: The Prisoners’ Van MorganScorpion
45 – Tales 1: The Boarding House, Part 1 seasound11
46 – Tales 1: The Boarding House, Part 2 david lazarus
47 – Tales 2: Mr. Minns and His Cousin Ken Theriot
48 – Tales 3: Sentiment martinc
49 – Tales 4: The Tuggses at Ramsgate RuthieG
50 – Tales 5: Horatio Sparkins RuthieG
51 – Tales 6: The Black Veil simonevers
52 – Tales 7: The Steam Excursion RuthieG
53 – Tales 8: The Great Winglebury Duel RuthieG
54 – Tales 9: Mrs. Joseph Porter alorsean
55 – Tales 10: Mrs. Watkins Tottle, Part 1 david lazarus
56 – Tales 10: Mrs. Watkins Tottle, Part 2a david lazarus
57 – Tales 10: Mrs. Watkins Tottle, Part 2b david lazarus
58 – Tales 11: The Bloomsbury Christening nihilist00
59 – Tales 12: The Drunkard’s Death Nicholas19

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