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Our Mutual Friend by Charles DICKENS (1812 - 1870)
Genre(s): General Fiction

Read by: Ophelia Darcy, Kirsten Ferreri, junk science, audiotoshokan, Andy Minter (1934-2017), David Barnes, Alan Chant, galaxiant, mikenkat, JemmaBlythe, roolynninms, Kirk Thomas, Rick Box, Brooks Jensen, E. Moulton, Missie, Lady Maria, Czechchris in English

Chapters:
00:00:00 - 01 - bk1_01 - Book the First - Chapter 01 ON THE LOOK OUT
00:10:31 - 02 - bk1_02 - Book the First - Chapter 02 THE MAN FROM SOMEWHERE
00:38:39 - 03 - bk1_03 - Book the First - Chapter 03 ANOTHER MAN
01:08:49 - 04 - bk1_04 - Book the First - Chapter 04 THE R. WILFER FAMILY
01:36:06 - 05 - bk1_05 - Book the First - Chapter 05 BOFFIN'S BOWER
02:21:27 - 06 - bk1_06 - Book the First - Chapter 06 CUT ADRIFT
03:00:45 - 07 - bk1_07 - Book the First - Chapter 07 MR WEGG LOOKS AFTER HIMSELF
03:29:03 - 08 - bk1_08 - Book the First - Chapter 08 MR BOFFIN IN CONSULTATION
04:08:19 - 09 - bk1_09 - Book the First - Chapter 09 MR AND MRS BOFFIN IN CONSULTATION
04:52:07 - 10 - bk1_10 - Book the First - Chapter 10 A MARRIAGE CONTRACT
05:25:07 - 11 - bk1_11 - Book the First - Chapter 11 PODSNAPPERY
06:05:34 - 12 - bk1_12 - Book the First - Chapter 12 THE SWEAT OF AN HONEST MAN'S BROW
06:45:14 - 13 - bk1_13 - Book the First - Chapter 13 TRACKING THE BIRD OF PREY
07:07:26 - 14 - bk1_14 - Book the First - Chapter 14 THE BIRD OF PREY BROUGHT DOWN
07:26:24 - 15 - bk1_15 - Book the First - Chapter 15 TWO NEW SERVANTS
08:01:13 - 16 - bk1_16 - Book the First - Chapter 16 MINDERS AND RE-MINDERS
08:40:52 - 17 - bk1_17 - Book the First - Chapter 17 A DISMAL SWAMP
08:53:47 - 18 - bk2_01 - Book the Second - Chapter 01 OF AN EDUCATIONAL CHARACTER
09:35:57 - 19 - bk2_02 - Book the Second - Chapter 02 STILL EDUCATIONAL

Dickens' last complete novel was published serially 1864-5. It begins with an intriguing fortune offered to John Harmon by his late father, a rich dust contractor, in his will. To receive the money, John must marry a certain Bella Wilfer who he does not know from Eve. He is returning from the exile enforced by his father and confides in a ship's mate who attempts to murder him. The mate gets killed instead, leaving one inconvenient corpse. Because John is considered dead (the body is found with his papers), the money passes to Mr Boffin, old Harmon's foreman. Harmon adopts Bella and John comes into his employ disguised as John Rokesmith. Bella does not fall for John but through kindly Boffin's contrivances learns to hate money and fall for her suitor under his false name. Eventually she learns of his true identity as the Boffins had previously, and the villainous one-legged Silas Wegg's plot to blackmail Mr Boffin is brought to light. There is also a story running behind the main plot about a certain Eugene Wrayburn and his love for Lizzie Hexam, and his rival's attempt to murder him. The two plots are only really connected through the waterside murders but it allows Dickens to indulge in an extremely socially diverse cast of characters. (Summary written by Alan Chant).

More information: http://librivox.org/our-mutual-friend-by-charles-dickens/ 

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