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Dombey and Son

Author: Charles Dickens; Andrew Sanders
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2002.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Dombey is a heartless London merchant who runs his domestic affairs as he runs his business. In the tight orbit of his daily life there is no room for dealing with emotions because emotion has no market value. In his son he sees the future of his firm and the continuation of his name, while he neglects his affectionate daughter, until he decides to get rid of her beloved, a lowly clerk. But Dombey's weakness is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Dombey and Son.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2002
(DLC) 2003272767
(OCoLC)49906977
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Andrew Sanders
ISBN: 9780141908120 0141908122 0140435468 9780140435467
OCLC Number: 566008449
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Andrew Sanders.
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Offers a compelling depiction of a man imprisoned by his own pride, it explores the devastating effects of emotional deprivation on a dysfunctional family and on society as a whole. This title also  Read more...

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