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Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
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Great Expectations is a novel by Charles Dickens, edited in 1861. It depicts the growth and personal development of an orphan named Pip. Great Expectations is a bildungsroman, or a coming-of-age... More > novel. It is set among the marshes of Kent and in London in the early-to-mid 1800s. On Christmas Eve, around 1812, Pip, an orphan who is approximately six years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard while visiting the graves of his mother and father, as well as those of his siblings. The convict scares Pip into stealing food for him, and a file to grind away his shackles, from the home he shares with his abusive older sister and her kind, passive husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. The next day, soldiers recapture the convict, and another, while they are engaged in a fight; the two are returned to the prison ships whence they escaped.< Less
A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution By Charles Dickens
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A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, includes the original illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Originally published in the periodical... More > 'All the Year Round', in 31 weekly instalments from April to November 1859. Well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks among the most famous works in the history of fictional literature. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us..."< Less
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby By Charles Dickens
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Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens. Originally published as a serial from 1838 to 1839, it was Dickens' third novel. The novel centers... More > on the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies. His Uncle Ralph, who thinks Nicholas will never amount to anything, plays the role of principal antagonist. Nicholas Nickleby is Charles Dickens' third published novel. He returned to his favourite publishers and to the format that was considered so successful with The Pickwick Papers. The story first appeared in monthly parts, after which it was issued in one volume. The style is considered to be episodic and humorous. Dickens began writing 'Nickleby' while still working on Oliver Twist and while the mood is considerably lighter, his depiction of the Yorkshire school run by Wackford Squeers is as moving and influential as those of the workhouse and criminal underclass in Twist.< Less
David Copperfield: Illustrated By Charles Dickens
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This is an awesome book. It is a book for everyone. David Copperfield is the common name of the eighth novel by Charles Dickens, first published as a novel in 1850. Dickens, with his amazing power... More > of narration, takes us on David's journey with him and not for once did I think of getting off the ride. The struggles and blows David undergoes have made me cry and just as well, his happy moments have made me gleeful. David Copperfield has crossed the limits of written literature and has created a screen where a posthumous boy's life has been portrayed. His emotional attachment with his mother, his nurse Peggotty and later his wife displays David's soft nature, while his resolute nature is equally expressed as he hunts for his once-best friend in his mission to save an innocent victim from the former's clutches. David is a perfect image of a boy's and then a man's personality, and hence it is quite easy to fall for him!< Less
Bleak House: Illustrated By Charles Dickens
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Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens. Includes all 40 illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and... More > engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. The story is told partly by the novel's heroine, Esther Summerson, and partly by a mostly omniscient narrator. Memorable characters include the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, the friendly but depressive John Jarndyce, and the childish and disingenuous Harold Skimpole, as well as the likeable but imprudent Richard Carstone. At the novel's core is long-running litigation in England's Court of Chancery, Jarndyce v Jarndyce, which has far-reaching consequences for all involved. This case revolves around a testator who apparently made several wills. The litigation, which already has taken many years and consumed between £60,000 and £70,000 in court costs, is emblematic of the failure of Chancery.< Less
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist, also known as The Parish Boy's Progress, is the second novel by English author Charles Dickens, first published in 1838. The story is about an orphan, Oliver Twist, who endures a... More > miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Oliver is led to the lair of their elderly criminal trainer Fagin, naively unaware of their unlawful activities. Oliver Twist is notable for Dickens' unromantic portrayal of criminals and their sordid lives. The book exposed the cruel treatment of many a waif-child in London, which increased international concern in what is sometimes known as "The Great London Waif Crisis": the large number of orphans in London in the Dickens era.< Less

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