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Little Dorrit By Charles Dickens
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The novel begins in Marseilles "thirty years ago" (i.e. ca. 1826) with the notorious murderer Rigaud informing his cell mate that he has murdered his wife. There is also the character... More > Arthur Clennam, who is returning to London to see his mother following the death of his father with whom he had lived for twenty years in China. As he died, his father had given Arthur a mysterious watch, murmuring, "Your mother." Naturally Arthur had assumed that it was intended for Mrs Clennam, whom he and the world supposed to be his mother. A4 Easy Read Size< Less
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French... More > aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events. The most notable are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton. Darnay is a French aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Carton is a dissipated English barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent life out of his unrequited love for Darnay's wife Mr Dickens, once again, takes us on an incredible journey. Put your seat belt on! Extra Large A4 Easy Read Size.< Less
The Pickwick Papers By Charles Dickens
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The Pickwick Papers is a sequence of loosely-related adventures. The action is given as occurring 1827–8.The main character, Samuel Pickwick,is a kind and wealthy old gentleman, and the founder... More > and perpetual president of the Pickwick Club. To extend his researches into the quaint and curious phenomena of life, he suggests that he and three other "Pickwickians" (Mr Nathaniel Winkle, Mr Augustus Snodgrass, and Mr Tracy Tupman) should make journeys to remote places from London and report on their findings to the other members of the club. Their travels throughout the English countryside by coach provide the chief theme of the novel. A distinctive and valuable feature of the work is the generally accurate descriptions of the old coaching inns of England. A4 Easy Read Size< Less
Bleak House By Charles Dickens
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Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly instalments between March 1852 and September 1853. It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast,... More > complex and 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 narrator. Memorable characters include the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, the friendly, but depressive John Jarndyce, and the childish Harold Skimpole, as well as the likeable but imprudent Richard Carstone. A4 Easy Read Format< Less
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
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The story is told entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a fashion. After finishing the novel, Dickens... More > remarked that he liked it the best of all his books. His fondness for this child of his fancy, as he called it, was partly due to the fact that the novel was reminiscent of his own early life. Not autobiography exactly, the novel rather runs on correspondences between the careers of Charles Dickens and David Copperfield. The title characters' initials are the author's initials reversed A4 Easy Read Size< Less
Barnaby Rudge By Charles Dickens
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Gathered round the fire at the Maypole Inn, in the village of Chigwell, on a foul weather evening in the year 1775 were John Willet, proprietor of the Maypole, and his three cronies. One of the... More > three, Soloman Daisy, tells a stranger at the inn a well-known local tale of the murder of Reuben Haredale which had occurred 22 years ago that very day. Reuben had been owner of the Warren, an estate in the area, now the residence of the deceased Reuben's brother, Geoffrey, and his niece, Reuben's daughter Emma Haredale. After the murder, Reuben's gardener and steward were missing and suspects in the crime. The steward's body was later found, identified only by clothes and jewelry. The gardener was never found and was assumed to be the murderer. But was he?< Less
The Old Curiosity Shop By Charles Dickens
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The Old Curiosity Shop tells the story of Nell,a young girl of thirteen An orphan, who lives with her grandfather in his shop of curiosities.Her grandfather loves her dearly,she lives a lonely... More > existence with almost no friends her own age. Her only friend is Kit, a boy employed at the shop, who, she is teaching to write. Secretly obsessed with ensuring that Nell does not die in poverty as her parents did, her grandfather attempts to make Nell a good inheritance through gambling at cards. He keeps his nocturnal games a secret, but borrows heavily from the evil Daniel Quilp, a malicious, grotesquely deformed, hunchbacked dwarf moneylender. In the end, he gambles away what little money they have, and Quilp seizes the opportunity to take possession of the shop and evict Nell and her grandfather. Her grandfather suffers a breakdown that leaves him witless,they go to the Midlands of England, to live as beggars. A4 Easy Read Size< Less
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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How can you get so much into one novel... Dickens at his best with this great story. A4 Large print Edition.

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