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David Copperfield - Charles Dickens, Jeremy Tambling
David Copperfield
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David Copperfield is the story of a young man’s adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; his formidable... show more
David Copperfield is the story of a young man’s adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood; the eternally humble yet treacherous Uriah Heep; frivolous, enchanting Dora; and the magnificently impecunious Micawber, one of literature’s great comic creations. In David Copperfield—the novel he described as his “favorite child”—Dickens drew revealingly on his own experiences to create one of his most exuberant and enduringly popular works, filled with tragedy and comedy in equal measure. This edition uses the text of the first book edition of 1850 Includes updated suggestions for further reading, a revised chronology, and expanded notes introduction discusses the novel's autobiographical elements and its central themes of memory and identity
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140439441 (0140439447)
ASIN: 140439447
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 974
Edition language: English
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Cody's Bookshelf
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5.0 DAVID COPPERFIELD Review
Wow! What a book. This one was on my TBR for years, but I was intimidated by its size. Well, I’ve done it. I’ve finally completed Dickens’s masterpiece (well, one of them) — the book he famously declared was his favorite. The quintessential coming of age tale, this 750-page novel explores in depth...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
4.0 David Copperfield (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Enjoyable book. Dickens is a wonderful writer.
Jenny's Book Bag
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5.0 David Copperfield (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
I love Charles Dickens! David Copperfield and Great Expectations are my two favorite Dickens novels so far. He's another author whose work I want to read in its entirety.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
5.0 David Copperfield (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
I love Charles Dickens! David Copperfield and Great Expectations are my two favorite Dickens novels so far. He's another author whose work I want to read in its entirety.
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