Doxie Dent


Read by Phil Benson

(4.7 stars; 7 reviews)

Following the short story collections, Clog Shop Chronicles and Beckside Lights, John Ackworth completed the adventures of clogger Jabez Clegg and his Beckside cronies with a novel. Jabez's niece, the young and vivacious Doxie Dent, has grown up in 'Lunnon'. Arriving in the Lancashire village that is cloggers home, she delights the villagers with her southern ways, but Jabez remains unimpressed... Summary by Phil Benson (7 hr 26 min)

Chapters

The clogger at bay 18:00 Read by Phil Benson
The coming of Doxie 17:23 Read by Phil Benson
The capitulation of Jabe 24:02 Read by Phil Benson
An irresistible ambassadress 22:57 Read by Phil Benson
Unblushing hypocrisy 14:57 Read by Phil Benson
The queen of the clog shop 19:55 Read by Phil Benson
Mysterious occurrences 20:19 Read by Phil Benson
Doxie at class 27:21 Read by Phil Benson
A disturber of the peace 21:12 Read by Phil Benson
A great event 24:49 Read by Phil Benson
An offer of marriage 20:31 Read by Phil Benson
A woman 16:03 Read by Phil Benson
A political meeting 18:59 Read by Phil Benson
A great discovery 19:06 Read by Phil Benson
Plots and plans 16:00 Read by Phil Benson
An alarming letter 14:52 Read by Phil Benson
Delicate negotiations 15:45 Read by Phil Benson
Andrew's proposal 15:28 Read by Phil Benson
Doxie's secret 17:15 Read by Phil Benson
Doubts and fears 15:51 Read by Phil Benson
A great fight 18:34 Read by Phil Benson
Andrews victory 14:51 Read by Phil Benson
The emigrant's return 13:17 Read by Phil Benson
The inevitable 18:44 Read by Phil Benson

Reviews

Great story, excellent characters, superb reader


(5 stars)

I particularly admire the drawing of Andrew's family. The foibles and mistakes of families are so realistically drawn here. What an excellent story. So glad I ran into this reader and so glad he has such excellent taste in books.


(5 stars)

Absolutely loved the sequel to Clogshop Chronicles. The reading by Mr. Benson brings life to the stories and make for the most enjoyable experience in audiobooks. Excellent!

great reading


(5 stars)

very good story telling and wonderful characters.