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The lascivious and repellent dwarf Quilp who dogs saintly Little Nell and her feckless grandfather is one of Dickens's most vividly nasty creations. Anton Lesser is wonderful in all the intricacies of this powerful fable a sound investment for winter evenings. --Rachel Redford, The Observer --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
When The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, his first novel, was published, Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was just twenty-four. Published, like most of his books, in weekly instalments, it started him on a path to fame, wealth and international acclaim. Widely considered to be a literary genius second only to Shakespeare, Dickens' works, such as Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol, remain as popular as ever.
I saw the BBC drama many years ago when I was much younger!. I can still remember the pathos and myself crying at the story.
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What a great story is to be told and what a great storyteller is DICKENS so many fantastic people and their talesPublished 1 month ago by harry staniforth
This is such good value! I was amazed to find this book here for the price.. very goodPublished 1 month ago by Me
Still trying to catch up on missed Dickens of my youth, I found this one pretty boring. I felt the need to finish it, but did not enjoy it much, and was quite glad to reach the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brenda Young