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Dickens, Charles 1812-1870

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Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Book )
1,877 editions published between 1843 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 31,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of an orphaned young man in Victorian England who is given a great deal of money by an unknown benefactor to enable him to live as a gentleman, pursuing a good education and fulfilling great expectations
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens ( Book )
2,118 editions published between 1843 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 30,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, and exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Book )
1,687 editions published between 1457 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 28,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and fortell his future
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Book )
2,538 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 36 languages and held by 27,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with the adventures of a young orphan boy trying to survive amid greed and poverty in 19th-century London
David copperfield by Charles Dickens ( Book )
1,865 editions published between 1843 and 2015 in 34 languages and held by 22,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ì have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is DAVID COPPERFIELD, ' wrote Dickens of what is the most personal, certainly one of the most popular, of all his novels. Dickens wrote the book after the completion of a fragment of autobiography recalling his employment as a child in a London warehouse, and in the first-person narrative, a new departure for him, realized marvellously the workings of memory. The embodiment of his boyhood experience in the novel involved a c̀omplicated interweaving of truth and fiction', at its most subtle in the portrait of his father as Mr Micawber
Hard times by Charles Dickens ( Book )
979 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 15,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Gradgrind destroys the spiritual and emotional lives of his children by denying the importance of human feelings
The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens ( Book )
1,056 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 13,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sensational bestselling story of Little Nell, the beautiful child thrown into a shadowy, terrifying world, seems to belong less to the history of the Victorian novel than to folklore, fairy tale, or myth. The sorrows of Nell and her grandfather are offset by Dickens's creation of a dazzling contemporary world inhabited by some of his most brilliantly drawn characters-the eloquent ne'er-do-well Dick Swiveller; the hungry maid known as the "Marchioness"; the mannish lawyer Sally Brass; Quilp's brow-beaten mother-in-law; and Quilp himself, the lustful, vengeful dwarf, whose demonic energy makes a vivid counterpoint to Nell's purity. Annotation. The story of 'Little Nell' gripped the nation when it first appeared. Described as a 'tragedy of sorrows', it tells of Nell uprooted from a secure and innocent childhood and cast into a world where evil takes many shapes, the most fascinating of which is the stunted, lecherous Quilp. He is Nell's tormenter and destroyer, and it is his demonic energy that dominates the book
Little dorrit by Charles Dickens ( Book )
961 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 12,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Arthur Clennam returns to London after many years in China working for the family business, he wants to learn whether or not his father's dying words and a watch with a stange inscription have anything to do with his mother's new seamstress, young Amy Dorrit. His search brings him to the Marshalsea Debtors Prison, where he learns the truth about struggle and hardship in 1820s England
Our mutual friend by Charles Dickens ( Book )
913 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 11,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Harmon returns to England as his father's heir. Believed drowned under suspicious circumstances--a situation convenient to his wish for anonymity--John evaluates Bella Wilfer whom he must marry to secure his inheritance. The story is filled with colorful Victorian characters and incidents -- the faded aristocrats and parvenus gathered at the Veneering's dinner table, Betty Higden and her terror of the workhouse and the greedy plottings of Silas Wegg
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club by Charles Dickens ( Book )
1,199 editions published between 1820 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 11,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the travels and comic experiences of Samuel Pickwick, his friend's, and the members of his club
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens ( Book )
540 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 11,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces an array of characters, from the sinister to the comic, and moves to a haunting climax in an atmospheric murder mystery that features the seemingly benevolent John Jasper, a secret opium addict, and his relationship with his newly engaged nephew, Edwin Drood
Barnaby rudge by Charles Dickens ( Book )
989 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 10,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set at the time of the Gordon anti-Catholic riots of 1780, the novels atmosphere is madness, power, murder, mob violence. It is a tale, also, of thwarted love by the designs of Geoffrey Haredale and the villain Sir John Chester, and the heroism of Edward Chester in rescuing the innocent Emma. Other characters include Lord George Gordon himself, and Grip, the raven who inspired Edgar Allen Poe's poem
Dombey and son by Charles Dickens ( Book )
747 editions published between 1846 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 10,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickens reveals the complexity of London society as he takes the listener into the business firm and home of one of its most representative patriarchs, Paul Dombey. A sensitive family drama unfolds between this stern father, his two children and aloof wife in which time and fateful events bring a slow, inexorable pressure to bear upon the hearts of all. in Paul Dombey we witness the force of social and personal arrogance ("For Dombey is as proud, Ma'am, as Lucifer") wrestling with his own stubborn, but not unredeemable, heart
Sketches by Boz : illustrative of every-day life and every-day people by Charles Dickens ( Book )
872 editions published between 1839 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 9,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with the adventures of a young orphan boy trying to survive amid greed and poverty in 19th-century London
Life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens ( Book )
742 editions published between 1840 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 8,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At The Center of Martin Chuzzlewit -- the novel Angus Wilson called "one of the most sheerly exciting of all Dickens stories"--Is Martin himself, very old, very rich, very much on his guard. What he suspects (with good reason) is that every one of Iris close and distant relations. now converging in droves on the country inn where they believe he is dying, will stop at nothing to become the inheritor of Iris great fortune. Having unjustly disinherited Iris grandson, young Martin, the old fellow now trusts no one but Mary Graham, the pretty girl hired as Iris companion. Though she has been made to understand she will not inherit a penny, she remains old Chuzzlewit's only ally. As the viperish relations and hangers-on close in on him, we meet some of Dickens's most marvelous characters -- among them Mr. Pecksniff (whose name has entered the language as a synonym for ultimate hypocrisy and self-importance); the fabulously evil Jonas Chuzzlewit; the strutting reptile Tigg Montague; and the ridiculous, terrible, comical Sairey Gamp. Reluctantly heading for America in search of opportunity, the penniless young Martin goes west, rides a riverboat, and is overtaken by bad company and mortal danger -- while the battle for his grandfather's gold reveals new depths of family treachery, cunning, and ruthlessness. And in scene after wonderful scene of conflict and suspense, of high excitement and fierce and hilarious satire, Dickens's huge saga of greed versus decency comes to its magnificent climax
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens ( Book )
803 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 7,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his pilgrimage Nicholas, in Dickens's words 'a young man of impetuous temper and little or no experience', meets such figures as his evil and grasping Uncle Ralph, the brutal schoolmaster Wackford Squeers, the abused Smike, the theatrical manager Vincent Crummles, and the good-humoured, philanthropic brothers Cheeryble
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
432 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 7,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
314 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of two cities--including a doctor, his devoted daughter, the young French aristocrat she loves, and their English friend--are swept into the tide of the French Revolution
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
282 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 6,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers -- all have a part to play in the mystery. Dickens supplied two endings to his great novel, both are recorded leaving the listener to judge
The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens ( Book )
485 editions published between 1836 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the various activities and adventures of the members of the Pickwick Club
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controlled identity Boz, 1812-1870

controlled identity Sparks, Timothy, 1812-1870

Boz 1812-1870
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Charles Dickens
Charles John Huffam Dickens
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Dickens, Boz 1812-1870
Dickens, C.
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Dickens, Charles Boz 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles Huffham 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles J. 1812-1870
Dickens , Charles J. H.
Dickens , Charles John Huffam
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Dickens, Charlz, 1812-1870
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Dickens, Karel 1812-1870
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Dikens, Carels, 1812-1870
Dikens , Çarls
Dikens, Čarls 1812-1870
Dikens, Charlz 1812-1870
Diḳens, Ts'arlz, 1812-1870
Dikensas, Čarlzas, 1812-1870
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Dikkens, Charlz, 1812-1870
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Dikkenzu, Chāruzu 1812-1870
Dikkins, Karol.
Dīknz, Tšārlz, 1812-1870
Diqens, Ṭšarels, 1812-1870
Grig-kan, Calsi 1812-1870
Huffam Dickens, Charles John 1812-1870
Ntikens, Tsarls 1812-1870
Redforth , Robin
Sparks, Timothy
Sparks Timothy 1812-1870
Ti-keng-ssu 1812-1870
Ṭikkan̲cu, Cārlacu, 1812-1870
Ṭikkan̲s, Cārlas, 1812-1870
Ṭikkan̲s, Cārls, 1812-1870
Диккенс, Ч. (Чарльз), 1812-1870
Диккенс, Чарлз, 1812-1870
Диккенс, Чарльз, 1812-1870
דיקינס, צ׳רלס, 1812-1870
דיקנס, טשרלס
דיקנס, ַ צ׳רלז
דיקנס, צ׳רלז, 1870־1812
דיקנס, צ׳רלס
דיקנס, צ׳רלס, 1812-1870
דיקענס, טש
דיקענס, טש., 1812־1870
דיקענס, טשארלז
דיקענס, טשארלז, 1812־1870
דיקענס, צ'רלס, 1812-1870
דיקקענס, טשארלז
טשרלס, דיקנס
تشارلز ديكنز، 1812-1870
دكنز، تشارلز، 1812-1870
دكنز، شارلز
ديكنز، تشارلس، 1812-1870
ديكنز، تشالز، 1812-1870
ديكنز، شارلز، 1812-1870
دیکنز, چارلز.
ዲክንስ, ቻርልስ.
チャールズ.ディケンズ, 1812-1870
ディケンズ, チャールズ
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佚更司, 1812-1870
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