I was surprised at how much I loved listening to this on my commute to and from work. Even coming home from a long day, I still felt like I could sit in my car longer and hear more of the excellently acted BBC recording. Just by voices, there are characters you will come to love and those you will come to despise.
You know it's good when you care about the characters and you don't want it to end!
Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--he survives it all with inimitable style. The things that battle him lead to greater self-awareness, and trial by trial, his unbridled young heart grows every more disciplined and true.