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Nonesuch Dickens by Charles Dickens
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Nonesuch Dickens (edition 1937)

by Charles Dickens

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The Pickwick Papers has delighted readers since its first publication with the comedic adventures of the unforgettable members of the Pickwick Club, the unusual tales they hear, and the remarkable characters they meet in their travels around England. The Old Curiosity Shop tells the tragic story of Little Nell. Raised by her loving grandfather, the actions of the malevolent Quilp sees the pair cast out of their home and falling into poverty. A moving story of courage and pursuit, the novel blends a realistic portrayal of the damaging effects of industrialisation with fairytale elements. Dickens' final novel, Our Mutual Friend, is acclaimed as his most sophisticated work, combining deep psychological insight with rich social analysis. The consequences when a young man's inheritance is wrongly bestowed lead to the writer's finest consideration of the place of human values in a materialist culture.… (more)
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Title:Nonesuch Dickens
Authors:Charles Dickens
Info:Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1937
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The Pickwick Papers has delighted readers since its first publication with the comedic adventures of the unforgettable members of the Pickwick Club, the unusual tales they hear, and the remarkable characters they meet in their travels around England. The Old Curiosity Shop tells the tragic story of Little Nell. Raised by her loving grandfather, the actions of the malevolent Quilp sees the pair cast out of their home and falling into poverty. A moving story of courage and pursuit, the novel blends a realistic portrayal of the damaging effects of industrialisation with fairytale elements. Dickens' final novel, Our Mutual Friend, is acclaimed as his most sophisticated work, combining deep psychological insight with rich social analysis. The consequences when a young man's inheritance is wrongly bestowed lead to the writer's finest consideration of the place of human values in a materialist culture.

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