The Ragged Trousered PhilanthropistsDownloadable Audiobook - 2010 | Abridged
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.
Publisher: [United States] : Naxos : Made available through hoopla, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 43 min.)) : digital