Written in the same easy-going conversational style as his more famous novels, A Child's History of England is Charles Dickens oft-forgotten masterpiece. Although originally written for children this historical treasure trove is not confined to younger listeners.
There is much of England's history that can be learnt from Dickens' masterfully accessible and stirring tales of England's emergence between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarising events from then until the accession to the throne of Queen Victoria.
Showing Dickens' wit at its best A Child's History of England should be listened to by anyone with an interest in history, drama, adventure or stirring tales of patriotism. A must for Dickens' fans. Download and start listening now!