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You’re listening to Encounter Encounter was launched with a mission to offer a safe space to encounter the transcendent God in the midst of the noise of our daily routines. It is a daily podcast of sacred and mindful meditations to help you encounter the divine presence of God throughout your day.
 
This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the second volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for LibriVox, was catalogued on Dickens' birthday, February 7th 2012, and further volumes followed during the anniversary year. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
 
De familie Chuzzlewit is op jacht naar de erfenis van de oude Maarten Chuzzlewit. De kleinzoon, Martin Chuzzlewit, heeft daarnaast ook zijn oog laten vallen op de jonge en aantrekkelijke verzorgster van zijn opa. Een roman over zelfzucht. Speelt zich voor een deel af in de Verenigde Staten van Amerika. (Samenvatting Marcel Coenders)
 
Great Expectations is written in the first person and is virtually a fictional autobiography of “Pip” from his childhood, through often painful experiences, to adulthood. It charts his progress as he moves from the Kent marshes - his social status radically changed having gained an unknown benefactor - to busy commercial London. The book is richly populated with a variety of extraordinary characters many of whom, unbeknownst to them, have lives that are inextricably linked to the others. It ...
 
Before he became a novelist, Dickens wrote several successful plays. This one from 1836, his first, he called, “A Comic Burletta in Two Acts”. Characters arrive at a village inn called “The St. James Arms” and much confusion ensues. (Summary by ToddHW)Cast:MR. OWEN OVERTON: NoelBadrianJOHN JOHNSON: Nathanial W.C. HigginsTHE STRANGE GENTLEMAN: David GoldfarbCHARLES TOMKINS: Algy PugTOM SPARKS: John TrevithickJOHN, TOM, WILL - Waiters 1, 2, 3: ToddHWJULIA DOBBS: Tiffany Halla ColonnaFANNY WILS ...
 
This very special abridged version was written and performed by Dickens himself during his American Tour of 1862. Without the more terrifying and dark elements of the full length novel, its hour and a half length, and its lighter, comedic style makes this a family listening experience suited for all ages. ( Michael Armenta)
 
The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration. The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to boarding school. As David settles into life we are taken along with him and ...
 
Charles Dickens is one of the most appreciated Victorian writers, his novels gaining worldwide recognition by both critics and readers. First published in 1850, David Copperfield begins with avid the tragedy of David's brother dying when David is just a boy. After this episode he is sent by his step-father to work in London for a wine merchant. When conditions worsen he decides to run away and embarks on a journey by foot from London to Dover. On his arrival he finds his eccentric aunt, Bets ...
 
The Uncommercial Traveller is a collection of literary sketches and reminiscences written by Charles Dickens. In 1859 Dickens founded a new journal called All the Year Round and the Uncommercial Traveller articles would be among his main contributions. He seems to have chosen the title and persona of the Uncommercial Traveller as a result of a speech he gave on the 22 December 1859 to the Commercial Travellers' School London in his role as honorary chairman and treasurer. The persona sits we ...
 
Nicholas Nickleby was Dickens's third novel following on from Pickwick Papers and Oliver twist. It has a cast of wonderful characters that include Wackford Squeers, the reprehensible and villainous headmaster whose reign of terror at his school in Yorkshire resulted in the abuse and deaths of many of his unwanted and orphaned children, Mr Vincent Crummles and his hilariously inept touring company, the munificent Cheeryble brothers, Ralph Nickleby, Nicholas's uncle, a mean spirited man who is ...
 
The last of Dickens' Christmas novellas (1848), The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain centres around Professor Redlaw, a teacher of chemistry, whose personal life has been marred by sorrow and, he feels, by wrongs done to him in his past. He is haunted by his ghostly twin, who offers him the opportunity to forget completely all 'sorrow, wrong and trouble', claiming that this will make him happier. Redlaw wavers, but finally accepts this offer, discovering too late that there are conditions ...
 
The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It is a mystery indeed; the serial novel was just half completed at the time of Dickens’ death – leading to much speculation how it might have ended.The novel is named after Edwin Drood, one of the characters, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud. Miss Bud is Drood’s fiancée, and has also caught the eye of the high-spirited and hot-tempered Neville ...
 
StrategyDriven Leadership Conversations focus on the values and behaviors characteristic of highly effective leaders. Complimenting the StrategyDriven Management and Leadership articles, these conversations examine the real world challenges managers face every day that are not easily solved with a new or redesigned process and instead demand the application of soft leadership skills to achieve a positive outcome.
 
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your ...
 
Join BAFTA-award winning director Mike Newell (Four Weddings and Funeral, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) and Holliday Grainger (The Borgias, Anna Karenina) as they discuss their latest film, Great Expectations.Based on the Charles Dickens’ classic, the young orphan Pip (Irvine) is given a chance to rise from his humble beginnings thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Pip uses his new found position to pursue the beautiful Estella (Grainger); a spoilt heiress he’ ...
 
The tale of John Peerybingle, the good-hearted carrier, and his young wife Mary ('Dot'), interwoven with the story of poor toymaker Caleb Plummer, his beloved blind daughter Bertha, and the harsh old toy merchant Tackleton, who is due to marry May Fielding, a childhood friend of Dot. Comic relief is provided by Tilly Slowboy, the disaster-prone nursemaid of John and Dot's baby, and Boxer, the family dog. The cricket who chirps on the family hearth assumes fairy form to save the day when disa ...
 
Two boys from the Foundling Hospital are given the same name, with disastrous consequences in adulthood. Two associates, wishing to right the wrong, are commissioned to find a missing heir. Their quest takes them from fungous wine cellars in the City of London to the sunshine of the Mediterranean — across the Alps in winter. Danger and treachery would prevail were it not for the courage of the heroine and the faithful company servant. The story contains crafted descriptions, well-drawn and d ...
 
A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks among the most famous works in the history of fictional literature. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revoluti ...
 
The Columbus Civic Theater has created a radio play based on its stage adaption of Charles Dickens’ popular novella, A Christmas Carol. Due to the pandemic, the Civic’s annual production could not be presented this year. Defying fate, Carol’s director, Kerry Shanklin, has adapted the work into a radio play, which will be available for download on December 1st from this website, and other sites. The recording, which has been funded by the Civic’s donors and the Greater Columbus Arts Council, ...
 
2012 was the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fifth and last volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for LibriVox, was catalogued by Dickens' birthday on February 7th 2012, and further volumes followed throughout the anniversary year. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
 
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It’s been two weeks since my last show on Newstalk ZB which means a fortnight listening to howls of outrage over cycle bridges and rail links. And I’ve come to the conclusion that New Zealanders do not and have not understood infrastructure and it’s planning. The news that a dedicated three quarter of a billion dollar pedestrian and bike bridge wil…
 
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This week Gerald Hector welcomes to "It's Easy Son" his former colleague at Ithaca College and currently the Chief Human Resource Officer for the University of Tennessee System, Mr. Brian K. Dickens.The consummate professional, advisor, counselor, career coach and mentor, he stops by to share his journey from his early years to the huge role and re…
 
In this episode of 365 days with mxmtoon, Maia talks about the death of illustrious author Charles Dickens. After, she reflects on a Megan Thee Stallion hit. Listen to this episode today and make sure you’re following along with the daily updates @365daysmxmtoon on all platforms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In this episode, we brought in two exceptional guests that are no stranger to chaos. In fact, they've identified ways to engineer for chaos. In the studio, we have Aaron Rinehart, CTO, and founder at Verica. We also have Jamie Dicken, former manager of applied security at Cardinal Health and current director at Resilience. These two are also author…
 
In this episode of 365 days with mxmtoon, Maia talks about the Statue of Liberty, which arrived (in pieces) in New York today in 1885. The statue was a gift from France as a memorial to the United States’s independence as a nation — it now sits in the New York Harbor, and is an internationally recognized symbol of freedom and liberty. After, she re…
 
This week on It's Easy Son, Gerald welcomes to the podcast Dr. Kelli Rainey. A former colleague at Johnson C. Smith University, she shares her journey from childhood through her current role as Senior Director at @Anthology (formerly Campus Labs). Listen in as she highlights various intersections of her passion, drive and execution that saw her met…
 
An interview with broadcaster Nick Hennegan - on Resonance 104.4fm and the Maverick Theatre Company YouTube Channel and BohemianBritain.com - and poet and critic Cahal Dallat about an ambitious project to raise £135,000 to celebrate W.B Yeats and his upbringing in Bedford Park, Chiswick, West London - the first Artists suburb in the world! For more…
 
In this episode, we talk to our special guest, Natasha Barnes. Natasha is the Associate Director and the CEO Action for Racial Equity Fellow of Protiviti. She is a certified mindfulness workplace facilitator and mindfulness-based stress reduction. Natasha is part of a movement to answer the question of does corporate America have a role to play in …
 
Karen Finch is the CEO of Legally Yours, an Australian legal marketplace that enables everyday Australians to access quality, experienced lawyers without the bill shock. She is also a passionate ambassador of the progressive law movement and a very wise one at that. In this interview, not only do we dive deep and learn the ins and outs of how Legal…
 
Our long-anticipated discussion of the newest Joan Didion collection is finally here! Cheers to the most contemporary book review on the show thus far. — patreon.com/relevanceofliterature relevanceofliterature.com/notes — Music by Leo Discenza Our Show: relevanceofliterature.com Our old (and yes, still functioning) blog: didionandhawthorne.blubrry.…
 
Two scientists attempt a strange experiment in an attempt to create an out-of-body experience with disastrous results. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.…
 
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In this episode of 365 days with mxmtoon, Maia talks about the New York Times’ publication of the Pentagon Papers. After, she remembers Troye Sivan’s “Dance to This.” Listen to this episode today and make sure you’re following along with the daily updates @365daysmxmtoon on all platforms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic…
 
In this episode of 365 days with mxmtoon, Maia talks about a precursor to the invention of the bicycle. After, she remembers the premiere of American Idol. Listen to this episode today and make sure you’re following along with the daily updates @365daysmxmtoon on all platforms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Welcome to Episode 489. This week we visit Quebec and a different kind of haunted house. For fiction, we have two tales for you: about the power of mourning and unleashing the monster within. COMING UP Good Evening: Design Contest, Night’s End Podcast: 00:01:06 Dark Travels: Frozen House, Southern Quebec: 00:02:19 Amal Singh’s Rudali as read by Jas…
 
In this episode of 365 days with mxmtoon, Maia talks about the start of Alcoholics Anonymous. After, she chats with musical guest K. Flay! Listen to this episode today and make sure you’re following along with the daily updates @365daysmxmtoon on all platforms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
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