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Author Tressell, Robert, 1870-1911.

Title The ragged trousered philanthropists [Hoopla electronic resource] / Robert Tressell.

Edition Abridged.
Imprint [United States] : Naxos : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 43 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by David Timson.
Summary The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is the classic working-class novel. It was written in 1906 by an impoverished house painter, Robert Tressell, and within its framework contains a manifesto for socialism. It tells of the appalling working conditions of a group of painters and decorators and their struggle to survive at the most basic level. It is moving, grimly humorous and tragic. It has sold over 6 million copies worldwide since it was published, and has the power to change lives.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Socialists -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Capitalism -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Working class -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Social classes -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Labor movement -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Social conflict -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Working class families -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
England -- Fiction.
Added Author Timson, David. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781843793960 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1843793962 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11100819
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