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Charles Dickens of the Westcountry By Lucy Simister
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This book spotlights Charles Dickens connections with Devon and Cornwall without which a very different life story would have emerged. At 23 he settled his parents in Alphington in Exeter as a way... More > of avoiding the debtors but it was not long before his father was up to his old tricks again. His father believed he was the 'great unpaid' and had co-written the novels with his son.< Less
Words of Wisdom: Charles Dickens By Students’ Academy
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Who could have even imagined that a boy growing up in very difficult situations would learn so much from his circumstances and life that he would enable himself to become one of the most prestigious... More > and most widely read novelist in English language? Dickens was not only the master of story writing but also a smithy par excellence who would play with words as and when he wanted. Most of his works teem with his witty remarks and intelligent statements. Several of his lines from his books are frequently quoted by scholars and writers. In the present collection, we have included hundreds of intelligent thoughts produced by Charles Dickens. They are sure to amuse, guide, and enlighten you. Words of Wisdom: Charles Dickens Copyright Introduction Section One Section Two Section Three Section Four Section Five Section Six Section Seven Section Eight Section Nine< Less
Life of Charles Dickens By Art Pinkard
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Naturally, with the success of "Pickwick," came a great change in Dickens' pecuniary position. He had, as we have seen, been glad enough, before he began the book, to close with the offer... More > of £14 for each monthly part. That sum was afterwards increased to £15, and the two first payments seem to have been made in advance for the purpose of helping him to defray the expenses of his marriage. But as the sale leapt up, the publisher< Less
A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens By Rajni Patel
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Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner.
Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens 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's third novel. The novel centres... More > on the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies. Nicholas Nickleby is Charles Dickens's 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, though the second half of the novel becomes more serious and tightly plotted. 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
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
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
Charles Dickens- Great Expectations commentary By bogdan Bobian
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A short but peering 500 word commentary on Dicken's masterpiece that deals with the point of view employed in the text, character analysis, atmosphere and the techniques used to generate sympathy... More > into the reader's heart and ensure the success of the book.< Less
The Pastpress in the Times & Towns of Charles Dickens By Paul J Allen
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The PASTPRESS a collection of local stories taken from the region's media during the times and towns of England's most loved novelist, Charles Dickens. These reports are important, historical and... More > amusing insights into the Medway Town’s Victorian Age. From the local press the events and news of these districts are gathered. Originally read by the local inhabitants, selected by the editors of the town’s newspapers, they are once again printed for modern readers to peruse over, so that we can understand what was happening and what was significant to the Kentish population of that period. Times change, so do opinions and the country’s laws. Our ancestors lived in a different world. Their lives differ greatly but the desire to know ‘what is going on’ in our own community has remained constant. The PASTPRESS explores this interest revealing an intriguing and interesting compilation of tales that appealed and concerned the people of yesteryear.< Less
Hard Times By Dickens Charles
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Hard Times – For These Times is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book surveys English society and satirises the social and economic conditions of the era. Hard... More > Times is unusual in several respects.< Less

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