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The Complete Works of Charles Dickens

by Charles Dickens

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Richard and Ada [the cousins] marry. Lady Dedlock is revealed as Esther's mother. Many relationships are shown between characters otherwise thought to be unrelated. Richard dies because the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case is ended because the costs have taken up the whole estate. Esther marries Dr. Woodcourt and Mr Jarndyce remains a guardian to them all. Many twistings and turnings. A thoroughly enjoyable novel. Dickens pokes at society's problems but without a preachy attitude. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0192545221, Hardcover)

This popular series is reissued with the same quality of production as before, but at a much lower price. Each volume includes up to 76 engravings by `Phiz' and other artists, and the text is derived from the Charles Dickens Edition, revised by the author in the 1860s. The series is available both as a complete set and in individual volumes.

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Includes the major works by one of the greatest names in literature. Namely, Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities. This Library of Literary Classics edition is bound in padded leather with luxurious gold-stamping on the front and spine, satin ribbon marker and gilded edges. Other titles in this Library of Literary Classics series include: Charlotte & Emily Bronte: The Complete Novels; Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Works; Mark Twain: Selected Works; Jane Austen: The Complete Novels: Lewis Carroll: The Complete, Fully Illustrated Works; and William Shakespeare: The Complete Works. Four literary classics; 'Great Expectations', 'Hard Times', 'A Christmas Carol', and 'A Tale of Two Cities'. The four books collected here reveal much of Dicken's development as a novelist. His early works lampooned the abuses of society, but with a confidence that they could be overcome with goodwill and common sense. In his later novels he had become a penetrating social critic, analyzing the materialism and greed of his age in long, complicated panoramas that no longer offered solution that depended on a triumph of human nature.… (more)

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