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Adam Bede

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Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of 19th century English literature. The story's plot follows four characters rural lives in the fictional community of Hayslope—a rural, pastoral and close-knit community in 1799. The novel revolves around a love triangle between beautiful but thoughtless Hetty Sorrel, Captain Arthur Donnithorne, the young squire who seduces her, Adam Bede, her unacknowledged lover, and Dinah Morris, Hetty's cousin, a fervent Methodist lay preacher. (Summary Wikipedia) (20 hr 34 min)

Chapters

Book 1, Chapter 1:The Workshop

20:25

Read by Anita Roy Dobbs

Book 1, Chapter 2: The Preaching

43:51

Read by Missie

Book 1, Chapter 3: After the Preaching

18:48

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Book 1, Chapter 4: Home and Its Sorrows

31:16

Read by Missie

Book 1, Chapter 5: The Rector

36:42

Read by iremonger

Book 1, Chapter 6: The Hall Farm

31:08

Read by amycsj

Book 1, Chapter 7: The Dairy

15:16

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Book 1, Chapter 8: A Vocation

18:52

Read by Robin Cotter

Book 1, Chapter 9: Hetty's World

14:33

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 1, Chapter 10: Dinah Visits Lisbeth

36:48

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Book 1, Chapter 11: In the Cottage

24:14

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Book 1, Chapter 12: In the Wood

24:16

Read by Missie

Book 1, Chapter 13: Evening in the Wood

11:36

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 1, Chapter 14: The Return Home

18:41

Read by Missie

Book 1, Chapter 15: The Two Bed-Chambers

29:00

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 1, Chapter 16: Links

27:32

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 2, Chapter 17: In Which the Story Pauses a Little

20:17

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 2, Chapter 18: Church

48:27

Read by Missie

Book 2, Chapter 19: Adam on a Working Day

14:45

Read by Missie

Book 2, Chapter 20: Adam Visits the Hall Farm

36:44

Read by Missie

Book 2, Chapter 21: The Night-School and the Schoolmaster

34:52

Read by Simon Evers

Book 3, Chapter 22: Going to the Birthday Feast

24:56

Read by Tony Ashworth

Book 3, Chapter 23: Dinner-Time

10:44

Read by Angela Kelley

Book 3, Chapter 24: The Health-Drinking

17:17

Read by Angela Kelley

Book 3, Chapter 25: The Games

20:44

Read by Fr. Richard Zeile of Detroit

Book 3, Chapter 26: The Dance

27:38

Read by Fr. Richard Zeile of Detroit

Book 4, Chapter 27: A crisis

22:13

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 4, Chapter 28: A Dilemma

16:10

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 4, Chapter 29: The Next Morning

18:29

Read by Annise

Book 4, Chapter 30: The Delivery of the Letter (Chapter XXX!)

26:45

Read by Lorie Heinrichs

Book 4, Chapter 31: In Hetty's Bed-Chamber

20:05

Read by Lorie Heinrichs

Book 4, Chapter 32: Mrs. Poyser "Has Her Say Out"

23:05

Read by Catherine Millward

Book 4, Chapter 33: More Links

15:15

Read by Belinda Brown

Book 4, Chapter 34: The Betrothal

9:31

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 4, Chapter 35: The Hidden Dread

12:18

Read by Carmina Sansone

Book 5, Chapter 36: The Journey of Hope

20:07

Read by Tony Ashworth

Book 5, Chapter 37: The Journey in Despair

31:10

Read by Jack Farrell

Book 5, Chapter 38: The Quest

35:19

Read by Jack Farrell

Book 5, Chapter 39: The Tidings

15:49

Read by Tony Ashworth

Book 5, Chapter 40: The Bitter Waters Spread

20:06

Read by Tony Ashworth

Book 5, Chapter 41: The Eve of the Trial

13:33

Read by Catherine Millward

Book 5, Chapter 42: The Morning of the Trial

10:44

Read by Tony Ashworth

Book 5, Chapter 43: The Verdict

17:32

Read by Belinda Brown

Book 5, Chapter 44: Arthur's Return

18:35

Read by Belinda Brown

Book 5, Chapter 45: In the Prison

27:34

Read by Catherine Millward

Book 5, Chapter 46: The Hours of Suspense

15:27

Read by Catherine Millward

Book 5, Chapter 47: The Last Moment

3:01

Read by Catherine Millward

Book 5, Chapter 48: Another Meeting in the Wood

23:50

Read by Catherine Millward

Book 6, Chapter 49: At the Hall Farm

26:50

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Book 6, Chapter 50: In the Cottage

24:13

Read by Janna

Book 6, Chapter 51: Sunday Morning

26:35

Read by Janna

Book 6, Chapter 52: Adam and Dinah

19:46

Read by Shirley Ellen

Book 6, Chapter 53: The Harvest Supper

30:47

Read by Shirley Ellen

Book 6, Chapter 54: The Meeting on the Hill

14:42

Read by Belinda Brown

Book 6, Chapter 55: Marriage Bells

7:02

Read by Belinda Brown

Epilogue

8:13

Read by Aaron Elliott

Bewertungen

Great story of a tragedy redeemed

(3,5 Sterne)

Most of the readers did well, but there are some who just should not do it. I'm sorry to say so because it seems unkind, but reading out loud simply is not for everyone & they'd do better to find their true talents. Five stars for the story, 3 for the reading overall.

Excellent story

(4 Sterne)

Another great story by GE. Some readers more to my taste than oters. Thanks to all of them for their contributions.

A fine tale of country folk of yesteryear

(5 Sterne)

The efforts of readers appreciated, but some poor recording and pronunciation, and rare accents difficult.

LONG LONG

(4,5 Sterne)

The first 40 chapters drag a bit, but it is still a fine story. The readers mostly did a fine job.