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Master Humphrey's clock ; and, A child's history of England

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987, ©1958.
Series: Oxford illustrated Dickens.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Master Humphrey's Clock, besides providing the original setting for The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, was the scene of Dickens's revival of Mr. Pickwick and the Wellers.\A Child's History of England is not representative of Victorian schoolroom history: filled with distrust for the 'good old days', it gives 'an unsparing picture of prolonged wickedness in high places, exposed with lurid detail and much rough  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 0192545205 9780192545206
OCLC Number: 17152582
Description: xi, 531 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Oxford illustrated Dickens.
Other Titles: Child's history of England
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; with 29 illus. by George Cattermole, "Phiz," Marcus Stone, and F.W. Topham, and an introd. by Derek Hudson.

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Master Humphrey's Clock, besides providing the original setting for The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, was the scene of Dickens's revival of Mr. Pickwick and the Wellers.\A Child's History of England is not representative of Victorian schoolroom history: filled with distrust for the 'good old days', it gives 'an unsparing picture of prolonged wickedness in high places, exposed with lurid detail and much rough sarcasm'.

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