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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens - Chapters 18 - 23

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens – Chapters 18 – 23

Charles Dickens’ popular classic. Oliver Twist, is excellently read by Mill Nicholson. There is a companion website that supplements this YouTube channel at — Mill Nicholson read this work for Librivox. Gary and Mill Nicholson have a web page at The image I used for the cover is by Nestor Taylor, whose work can be found at nestortaylor.blogspot.com chapter 18 of Oliver Twist recorded by mill Nicholson how Oliver passed… Read Article →

Do We Have To Read Classics?

Do We Have To Read Classics?

Should we have to read classics in school? Do classics have value? Should kids only read books they want to read? I have so many thoughts! But they’re nuanced. I share my thoughts on classics, or foundational books, classics snobbery, people who lie about reading classics (MOST PEOPLE), the anti-intellectualism of blasting classics, and more! What do you do when a classic is problematic? Does it cont as reading a… Read Article →

A House to Let (FULL Audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 1/2

A House to Let (FULL Audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 1/2

A House to Let audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812 — 1870), Wilkie Collins (1824 — 1889), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 — 1865), Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 — 1864). A House to Let is a novella originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens’ Household Words magazine. Each of the contributors wrote a chapter (stories within a story, and in the case of Adelaide Anne Procter, as a story in… Read Article →

CLASSICS BOOK HAUL! | Dickens, Tolstoy, F. Scott Fitzgerald & MORE!

CLASSICS BOOK HAUL! | Dickens, Tolstoy, F. Scott Fitzgerald & MORE!

I share some of the classics that I’ve bought recently! This video contains a paid-for advertisement by Penguin Platform. ❗️ SUBSCRIBE: 📚 MY BLOG: 📱 MY TWITTER: 📸 MY INSTAGRAM: 📖 MY GOODREADS: 📷 MY SNAPCHAT: lucythereader Watch my New Year, New Books tag on Penguin Platform → ➤ BOOKS MENTIONED The links below are affiliate links, which means I get a small percentage of the sales from each book… Read Article →

Remembering Pakistan's music legend: Iqbal Bano

Remembering Pakistan's music legend: Iqbal Bano

It’s been 10 years since we lost Iqbal Bano, but her work continues to mesmerise music and ghazal lovers all over the world. Watch this video for a little treat from our musical history. Special thanks to EMI Pakistan for their support. – The best of Pakistani music came from one company – EMI Pakistan. It was here that Madam Noor Jehan, Ustad Mehdi Hassan and Pathanay Khan, among others,… Read Article →

The Lady of Shallot | ASMR Style Classical Series

The Lady of Shallot | ASMR Style Classical Series

This poem is not necessarily scary in a traditional sense, but it does make you consider the trauma that extreme isolation and loneliness can have on a person’s psyche. Always being able to see the world, but never be a part of it…. Also, I did the narration in a quiet ASMR style, so you might have to turn up the volume a bit if you are not wearing headphones…. Read Article →

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 5

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 5

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

French books you should read!

French books you should read!

Albert Camus : The Myth of Sisyphus Colette : Sido Musset : confession of a child of the century Bataille : Story of the eye business enquiries / collaborations : [email protected] If you like what you see, and feel like it, support me on Patreon : it means a lot and makes a big difference! my blog : instagram : Tumblr : Twitter : Help with the subtitles : thank… Read Article →

Greek Theatre: Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripedes Part I: Introduction

Greek Theatre: Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripedes Part I: Introduction

Greek Theatre Part I: Introduction Concerns the basics of the City Dionysia, what Greek theatre was like, and a quick rundown of the 3 main tragic playwrights. Athens in the 5th century BC a heyday of art philosophy theater and democracy the like of which had never been seen before or since this was the Greek Classical Age which began sometime after the establishment of democracy in Athens and 510… Read Article →

MASSIVE CLASSICS BOOK HAUL! | Brontë, Thomas Hardy, Dickens & MORE!

MASSIVE CLASSICS BOOK HAUL! | Brontë, Thomas Hardy, Dickens & MORE!

My Grandma let me raid her bookcases for books, and here is the result! ❗️ SUBSCRIBE: 📚 MY BLOG: 📱 MY TWITTER: 📸 MY INSTAGRAM: 📖 MY GOODREADS: 📷 MY SNAPCHAT: lucythereader ➤ BOOKS MENTIONED No Goodreads links because the exact editions are hard to find! The Charles Dickens Encyclopedia, compiled by Michael and Mollie Hardwick Six Centuries of Verse by Anthony Thwaite The Illusrated Brontës of Haworth by Brian… Read Article →

God Sees the Truth, But Waits by Leo Tolstoy | Short Story | FULL Unabridged AudioBook

God Sees the Truth, But Waits by Leo Tolstoy | Short Story | FULL Unabridged AudioBook

GET ACCESS TO ALL PRIME DAY DEALS: Enjoy 2 free downloads: Amazon.com: The Deep, Deep Snow (Audible Audio Edition): Brian Freeman Choose your 2 FREE AUDIOBOOKS: Advanced Search: Amazon.com: Science & Math: Books: Amazon.com: The Mister (Audible Audio Edition): God Sees the Truth, But Waits by Leo Tolstoy | Short Story | FULL Unabridged AudioBook God Sees the Truth, But Waits by Leo Tolstoy – Listen to full unabridged audiobook… Read Article →

Stylish classic covers you’ll love | 10 Years of Vintage Classics

Stylish classic covers you’ll love | 10 Years of Vintage Classics

Like a good classic to look good too? We’re celebrating ten years of Vintage Classics with this beautiful stop-motion short film! ↓ Click me to find out more ↓ Find out more about our pretty talented design department here: What are Vintage Classics? Ten years ago, the team at Vintage realised they were sitting on a gold mine of books which were classics in all but name – novels by… Read Article →

Selected Short Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE (FULL Audiobook)

Selected Short Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE (FULL Audiobook)

Selected Short Stories. P. G. WODEHOUSE (1881 – 1975) SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL: – Try Audible and Get 2 Free Audiobooks: (Affiliate Link) – Buy in our store: (Affiliate Link) (Full audio books for everyone earns money off of the above links.) A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse’s regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being Wodehouse, all are amusing.(Summary by Wikipedia) Genre(s): Humorous Fiction… Read Article →

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors (FULL Audiobook)

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors (FULL Audiobook)

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors, Volume 1 Max Arthur MACAULIFFE (1841 – 1913) Michael MacAuliffe (also known as Max Arthur Macauliffe) was a senior British administrator, prolific scholar and author. Macauliffe is renowned for his translation of Sikh scripture and history into English. This is one of the first (and still one of the few) comprehensive books about the Sikh religion in the English language. MacAuliffe… Read Article →

Let's Talk About Dickens

Let's Talk About Dickens

Dickens is cool. —General links— My blog: Find me on Facebook: Follow me on Twitter: Add me on Goodreads: so let's talk about Charles Dickens now I like Dickens I like Dickens a lot like a lot here are some Dickens books I own yeah some more Dickens books I own here are some really old Dickens books I own here are some even older Dickens books that I own… Read Article →

What the Dickens! | How to Get into Charles Dickens with #BookBreak

What the Dickens! | How to Get into Charles Dickens with #BookBreak

Ever been put off by David Copperfield’s 1000+ pages? Don’t know your Oliver Twist from your Tiny Tim, or your Uriah Heep from your Bill Sikes? Always wondered what ‘Dickensian’ actually means? Guest host and Charles Dickens fan, Farah from channel A Booktube Book, is here to show you how to get into one of English literature’s most famous writers. And with 15 novels, several novellas, hundreds of short stories… Read Article →

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 1

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 1

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

Abby's WIlde Idea: Part 4 - Noel Coward The Playwright

Abby's WIlde Idea: Part 4 – Noel Coward The Playwright

In which the final pieces of her one-woman show begin to fall into place…………… day 12 today is a day of breakthroughs in the first I have found and booked the last unspoken for performance venue in the LA area it gets better it's been a little too tricky even for me to convert some of cowards masterfully witty dialogue to a one-woman format so I broke down and wrote… Read Article →