Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life, Volume 1


Read by Anne Erickson

(4.6 stars; 4 reviews)

Catherine Vernon has a firm hand on her family and on the family business. Her plans for her young protege Edward, whom she loves like a son, are disturbed by the arrival of Hester, a 14-year-old girl who is just as strong willed. The conflict between Catherine and Hester is resolved through their mutual love for Edward. On one level a love story, Hester is unusual for its time in its portrayal of women in business. - Summary by Anne Erickson (6 hr 38 min)

Chapters

Vernon's 27:02 Read by Anne Erickson
Miss Catherine 23:10 Read by Anne Erickson
The Vernonry 23:53 Read by Anne Erickson
A First Meeting 24:47 Read by Anne Erickson
Next Morning 24:29 Read by Anne Erickson
Neighbours and Relations 20:25 Read by Anne Erickson
Settling Down 28:15 Read by Anne Erickson
Nineteen 26:23 Read by Anne Erickson
Recollections 24:34 Read by Anne Erickson
A Lover 24:39 Read by Anne Erickson
Mother and Daughter 25:57 Read by Anne Erickson
An Indignant Spectator 32:27 Read by Anne Erickson
Catherine's Opinion 27:26 Read by Anne Erickson
Harry's View 24:45 Read by Anne Erickson
What Edward Thought 18:02 Read by Anne Erickson
Walks and Talks 22:42 Read by Anne Erickson