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Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 4

By: Charles Dickens

...This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fourth volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for , was catalogued by Dickens' birthday on February 7th 2012. Further volumes will fol...

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Old Curiosity Shop, The (version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...Written in the years 1840 to 1841, when Dickens was twenty-eight years old, this is a ‘Road’ tale in the very best tradition. Little Nell Trent and her Grandfather are the main characters, who secretly set off from their home under cover of night, to escape the wic...

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David Copperfield (version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries ...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...Dickens' last complete novel was published serially 1864-5. It begins with an intriguing fortune offered to John Harmon by his late father, a rich dust contractor, in his will. To receive the money, John must marry a certain ...

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Dombey and Son (version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife di...

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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

...Charles Dickens the author of Dombey and Son, originally wrote the book in installments which were published from October 1846 to April 1848 under the title Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for ...

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Bleak House (version 3)

By: Charles Dickens

...had jurisdiction over all matters of equity, including administration of estates, the guardianship of orphans, and disputed property disbursement. In Dickens’ time, some cases could take years to be settled, changing the lives of those involved. Esther Summerson, a young woman raised in a tough and unloving atmosphere, is unexpectedly requested to be a companion to two tee...

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Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 2

By: Charles Dickens

...This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the second volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poetry and speeches, previously unrecorded for , was catalogued on Dickens' birthday, February 7th 2012. Further volumes will follo...

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Seven Poor Travellers, The

By: Charles Dickens

...One of Dickens' Christmas stories, this was first published as part of the Christmas number of Household Words for 1854. The first chapter relates Dickens' visit to the ancient Richard Watts's Charity at Rochester. The second chapte...

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Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 3

By: Charles Dickens

...This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the third volume of this collection, which aims to catalogue as many as possible of Dickens' short works which have not previously been recorded for .(Summary by Ruth Golding)...

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Mudfog and Other Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

...The Mudfog Papers was written by Victorian era novelist Charles Dickens and published from 1837–38 in the monthly literary serial Bentley's Miscellany, which he then edited. They were first published as a book as 'The Mudfog Papers and Other Sketches. The Mudfog Papers relates the...

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Cricket on the Hearth, The (Version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...h assumes fairy form to save the day when disaster looms in the form of a mysterious stranger. Sentimental? Certainly - but this, the third (1845) of Dickens' short Christmas books, is as charming and irresistible as its predecessors A Christmas Carol (1843) and The Chimes (1844). The novella is subdivided into chapters called 'Chirps', similar to the 'Quarters' of The Chi...

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Oliver Twist (version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress is the second novel by English author Charles Dickens, published by Richard Bentley in 1838. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where ...

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Oliver Twist (version 4)

By: Charles Dickens

...Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress is the second novel by Charles Dickens. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of ...

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David Copperfield

By: Charles Dickens

...as first published in 1850. Like all except five of his works, it originally appeared in serial form. Many elements within the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of all of his novels. It is also Dickens' favorite child. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia)...

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Great Expectations (version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...all there, love, hate, passion, humour, rejection, duplicity, betrayal, a whole gamut of emotions and human strengths and weaknesses . This is one of Dickens most fascinating, and disturbing novels. (Summary by Peter Keeble)...

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House to Let, A

By: Charles Dickens

...A House to Let is a short story originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens' Household Words magazine. Each of the contributors wrote a chapter (stories within a story, or, in the case of Adelaide Anne Procter, poetry) and the story was edited by Dickens. The plot concerns an elderly woman, S...

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Christmas Carol, A, (version 4)

By: Charles Dickens

...A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and...

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Tale of Two Cities, A, Version 2

By: Charles Dickens

...A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demo...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...t only for Amy's life, but for the whole Dorrit family, whose new rise will, in many ways, be also their fall. As in all his novels, in Little Dorrit Dickens ushers us into a fascinating and startlingly rich world of human characters and destinies, where virtue and nobility cross swords with vice and villainy, where strength and weakness intertwine with prejudice and magna...

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