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Dickens - The Socially Mobile Cat (Audio book on CD) by John Bird

Nice and nasty winds of economic fortune blow Dickens in and out of social mobility. This timely tale tells a story that will pull your heart strings. It will elevate you as you watch the indomitable moggy makes sense of the mad passions and ambitions of certain humans. How cat-like for Dickens the socially mobile cat to watch the foibles of funny folk with obvious distain.

Written by John Bird and read by Simon Callow.

“I couldn’t recommend it any higher” Queen Victoria.
“This bloke can certainly write” Benjamin Disraeli.

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