- ISBN: 9781843793977 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1843793970 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (23hr., 31 min.)) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Naxos : 2010.
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Read by David Timson.
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.
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