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Pickwick Papers, The

By: Charles Dickens

...The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, better known as The Pickwick Papers, is the first novel by Charles Dickens. Written for publication as a serial, The Pickwick Papers consists of a sequence of loosely-related adventures. Its main literary value and appeal is formed by its numerous unforgettable heroes. Each personage...

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Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People

By: Charles Dickens

...Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836 accompanied by illustrations by George Cruikshank. It consists of 56 passages divided into four sections: Our Parish, Scenes, Characters, and Tales. Of these, only the last contains fiction....

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Strange Gentleman, The

By: Charles Dickens

...Before he became a novelist, Dickens wrote several successful plays. This one from 1836, his first, he called, “A Comic Burletta in Two Acts”. Characters arrive at a village inn called “The St. James Arms” and much confusion ensues. (Summary by ToddHW)...

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Christmas Carol, A (Version 3)

By: Charles Dickens
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Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby, The

By: Charles Dickens
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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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Mystery of Edwin Drood, The

By: Charles Dickens

...The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. The novel was left unfinished at the time of Dickens' death, and readers have often speculated what the ending might have been. The novel is named after Edwin Drood, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle...

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Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 5

By: Charles Dickens

...This year is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fifth 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 may follo...

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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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Christmas Carol, A (dramatic reading)

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 visitations of Jacob Marle...

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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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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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Pickwick Papers, The Version 2

By: Charles Dickens

... a few tears along the way, but usually of the pleasant sort. This is a mostly lighthearted and humorous tale, with a number of subplots woven in, in Dickens’ incomparable style. (Introduction by Debra Lynn)...

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Three Ghost Stories

By: Charles Dickens

...As a gifted writer with a strong interest in supernatural phenomena, Charles Dickens produced a string of ghost stories with enduring charm. Three of them are presented here, of which The Signal Man is one of the best known. Though quite different from his most celebrated realistic and humorou...

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Barnaby Rudge (version 2)

By: Charles Dickens

...One of the two Historical novels Charles Dickens wrote, Barnaby Rudge is set around the ‘Gordon’ riots in London in 1780. The story begins in 1775 with Barnaby, his Mother, and his talking Raven Grip, fleeing their home from a blackmailer, and going into hid...

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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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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

By: Charles Dickens
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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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