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Bleak House (version 4)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Charles Dickens


Bleak house is one of Dickens finest achievements. It was written for serialisation in 1853 when Dickens was at the peak of his career. Mont…

Doctor Nikola Returns

Read by Peter John Keeble


Guy Boothby


Guy Boothby’s character Doctor Antonio Nikola was one of the first great diabolical criminal masterminds. He was a Victorian forerunner to F…

Great Expectations (version 2)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Charles Dickens


Great Expectations is written in the first person and is virtually a fictional autobiography of “Pip” from his childhood, through often pain…

Dr. Nikola’s Experiment

Read by Peter John Keeble


Guy Boothby


Guy Boothby's fourth novel of five about the svelte mysterious anti-hero Dr Nikola sees him progress further on his search for immortality. …

Marie: An Episode in the Life of the Late Allan Quatermain

Read by Peter John Keeble


H. Rider Haggard


This is a superb sweeping romantic adventure story of how Alan Quatermain, hero of fourteen of Rider H Haggard's books, met, fell in love wi…

A Bid For Fortune; Or, Dr Nikola's Vendetta

Read by Peter John Keeble


Guy Boothby


Guy Newell Boothby (1867 – 1905) was a prolific Australian writer. He moved to London in 1894 and became most well-known for his Dr.Nikola m…

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Version 3)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Charles Dickens


Nicholas Nickleby was Dickens's third novel following on from Pickwick Papers and Oliver twist. It has a cast of wonderful characters that i…

Dracula (version 5)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Bram Stoker


Dracula as written by Bram Stoker in 1897 was not the first depiction of vampires and other such creatures, Gothic horror stories had been a…

The Lust of Hate

Read by Peter John Keeble


Guy Boothby


This is the third Dr Nikola book in a series of five written by Guy Boothby. The main character is Gilbert Pennethorne a man whom "Lady…

'Farewell, Nikola'

Read by Peter John Keeble


Guy Boothby


Farewell Nikola is the fifth and last novel of the Dr Nikola series. We are reacquainted with Richard "Dick" Hatteras, former Sout…

Wulf the Saxon

Read by Peter John Keeble


G. A. Henty


Wulf the Saxon is a classic George Henty tale of nobility, loyalty and courage set in 11th century Britain. It relates the adventures of Wul…

Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (version 2)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Charles Dickens


Martin Chuzzlewit was Dickens 6th novel, serially published in 1843 - 44. Irrespective of the fact that Dickens considered - "Chuzzlewi…

Oliver Twist (version 3)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Charles Dickens


Oliver Twist was published in 1838 as a three volume book. The novel was the first of Dickens' works to realistically portray the degradatio…

56 - Book VI, Chapter VI

In Henrietta Temple

Read by Peter John Keeble


Benjamin Disraeli


The Armine family, in particular the young Ferdinand Armine, is in great financial difficulties. Ferdinand's grandfather has burdened the fa…