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Charles Dickens, best novels By Charles Dickens
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 – 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is gen-erally regarded as the greatest... More > novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories con-tinue to be widely popular. Born in Portsmouth, England, Dickens was forced to leave school to work in a factory when his father was thrown into debtors' prison. In this book: A Tale of Two Cities Great Expectations A Christmas Carol, A Ghost Story of Christmas Oliver Twist< Less
Scenes From Charles Dickens By Charles Dickens
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`Scenes from Charles Dickens` is a facsimile re-print of the 1908 book of the same name by Chapman and Hall. It contains 866 pen and ink drawings from the 22-volume Household Edition of Dickens... More > complete works (published 1870-88). This oversize paperback (nearly 600 pages and weighing almost 3 pounds), has new cover art, and is almost entirely composed of full-page pictures, separated into chapters for each of the novels. Many of the pictures are original to the Household Edition and not seen anywhere else.< Less
Scenes From Charles Dickens By Charles Dickens
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`Scenes from Charles Dickens` is a facsimile re-print of the 1908 book of the same name by Chapman and Hall. It contains 866 pen and ink drawings from the 22-volume Household Edition of Dickens... More > complete works (published 1870-88). This oversize paperback (nearly 600 pages and weighing almost 3 pounds), has new cover art, and is almost entirely composed of full-page pictures, separated into chapters for each of the novels. Many of the pictures are original to the Household Edition and not seen anywhere else.< Less
Charles Dickens and Travellers By John Pateman
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This is the story of the fascination which Charles Dickens had with Gypsies and Travellers who appear frequently in his novels, short stories and journalism.
Charles Dickens' Children Stories By Charles Dickens
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded... More > as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular. -Wikipedia< Less
The Poems And Verses Of Charles Dickens By Charles Dickens
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded... More > as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular. -Wikipedia< Less
Charles Dickens' Martian Notes By Simon Bucher-Jones
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Paperback edition of Charles Dicken's Martian Notes (1842) - its a travelogue, an alt-history, an sf novel, a satire, a mash-up, a prequel to The War Of The Worlds, and contains - monsters, vampires,... More > criminals, spies, clockwork automata, and Charles Dickens.< Less
Charles Dickens and the Great Jennens Case By Laurence Ince
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Stranger than fiction and more sensational than a Wilkie Collins novel – this is an unbelievable account revolving around the life of William Jennens, justly described as the richest commoner... More > in England. When William Jennens died in 1798 his estate was valued at well over £1,000,000. Three aristocratic families had the most valid claims on the Jennens estate but that did not stop hundreds of fortune hunters coming forward to voice their claims. For over a hundred years these Jennens claimants battled with the inheriting families to claim the fortune left by William the Miser. Lunacy, destitution and bankruptcy were the rewards for many of the people who believed themselves to be a Jennens relative with a claim to the fortune. It was thought that Charles Dickens used the Great Jennens Case as one of the ideas behind Jarndyce v Jarndyce in his novel Bleak House. But where did Dickens get his information from and who was the real William Jennens?< Less
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens By Int'l Business Publications USA
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A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat under the brutal oppression... More > of the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, and the corresponding savage brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events, most notably Charles Darnay, a French once-aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Sydney Carton, a dissipated English barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent life out of love for Darnay's wife, Lucie Manette.< Less
Squashed Dickens By Glyn Lloyd-Hughes
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Fourteen of Charles Dickens best-loved novels, in his own words, magically Squashed into short stories: The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge,... More > Martin Chuzzlewit, Dombey and Son, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Hard Times, Little Dorrit, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, Our Mutual Friend,< Less