Item description for Charles Dickens (Selected Works series) by Charles Dickens...
Overview Includes "The Old Curiosity Shop," in which Little Nell and her grandfather are left destitute when the evil Quilp seizes their Old Curiosity Shop in payment for their overdue debts, and "A Tale of Two Cities," the classic tale of love, courage, and sacri fice set against the cataclysmic events of the French Revolution.
These volumes represent each author's best and most famous writings. This finely crafted and affordable series offers the works of these world-renowned authors to a wider audience.
Includes A Christmas Carol and Other Tales, The Old Curiosity Shop, and A Tale of Two Cities.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2005
Publisher EDIMAT BOOKS
ISBN 8497940415 ISBN13 9788497940412
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More About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation, but also the horror of the infamous debtors' prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and -slave- factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years' formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorney's clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work. David Trotter is Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and Head of Department at University College London. Charlotte Mitchell is Lecturer in English at University College London.
Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.
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