Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life, Volume 2


Read by Anne Erickson

(4.5 stars; 2 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 33 min)

Chapters

The Young and the Old 27:07 Read by Anne Erickson
A Family Party 32:00 Read by Anne Erickson
Confidences 20:51 Read by Anne Erickson
Roland 14:30 Read by Anne Erickson
Warning 33:08 Read by Anne Erickson
Dancing Teas 32:29 Read by Anne Erickson
The First of Them 34:28 Read by Anne Erickson
A New Competitor 33:45 Read by Anne Erickson
A Double Mind 28:01 Read by Anne Erickson
Straightforward 24:34 Read by Anne Erickson
A Centre of Life 17:33 Read by Anne Erickson
Was It Love? 21:52 Read by Anne Erickson
Christmas 39:04 Read by Anne Erickson
The Party at the Grange 33:59 Read by Anne Erickson