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Little Dorrit

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, ©2009.
Series: Barnes & Noble Library of essential reading
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
When Arthur Clennam returns to England after many years abroad, he takes a kindly interest in Amy Dorrit, his mother's seamstress, and in the affairs of Amy's father, William Dorrit, a man of shabby grandeur, long imprisoned for debt in the Marshalsea. As Arthur soon discovers, the dark shadow of the prison stretches far beyond its walls to affect the lives of many, from the kindly Mr Panks, the reluctant  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 9781435116429 1435116429
OCLC Number: 456689786
Notes: Originally published in monthly installments between December 1855 and June 1857.
Description: xxvi, 847 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble Library of essential reading
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; introduction by Grace Moore ; illustrated by H.K. ("Phiz") Browne.
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Offers a depiction of shady financiers and banking collapses that seems uncannily topical, as does the author's compassionate admiration for Amy Dorrit, the 'child of the Marshalsea', as she  Read more...


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