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Nicholas Nickleby

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc., ©1993.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), no. 159.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When his father suddenly dies, Nicholas Nickleby is sent by his uncle to Dotheboys Hall to work as a teacher, but when Nicholas discovers that the headmaster, Wackford Squeers, maliciously bullies the students, he must decide whether to stay, or leave and allow his uncle to cut off support for his family.
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Genre/Form: Picaresque literature
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 0679423079 9780679423072
OCLC Number: 7535145
Description: lvii, 843 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Select bibliography --
Chronology --
List of illustrations --
List of characters --
Author's prefaces --
Nicholas Nickleby --
Appendix --
Introduction to the original Everyman edition / G.K. Chesterton.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), no. 159.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; with an introduction by John Carey.
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When his father suddenly dies, Nicholas Nickleby is sent by his uncle to Dotheboys Hall to work as a teacher, but when Nicholas discovers that the headmaster, Wackford Squeers, maliciously bullies the students, he must decide whether to stay, or leave and allow his uncle to cut off support for his family.

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