Paperback. Pub Date :2012-05-31 Pages: 1008 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life. or whether that station will be held by anybody else. these pages must showDickenss epic . exuberant novel is one of the greatest coming-of-age stories in... show more
Paperback. Pub Date :2012-05-31 Pages: 1008 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life. or whether that station will be held by anybody else. these pages must showDickenss epic . exuberant novel is one of the greatest coming-of-age stories in literature. It chronicles David Copperfields extraordinary journey through life. as he encounters villains. saviours. eccentrics and grotesques. including the wicked Mr Murdstone. stout-hearted Peggotty. formidable Betsey Trotwood. impecunious Micawber and odious Uriah Heep.Dickenss great Bildungsroman (based. in part. on his own boyhood. and which he described as a favourite child) is a work filled with life. both comic and tragic.The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English. from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the ...
Publish date: May 2012
Pages no: 984
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Coming Of Age
, 19th Century
, English Literature
Whelp, that's 0-2 for me and Charles Dickens. I was going to try to power through this - I had 8 more days on the audiobook loan from my library - but every time I thought about listening to this for another 8 days, it was like those dolly zoom shots. I just can't. This is so boring! The first quart...
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...
Enjoyable book. Dickens is a wonderful writer.
Meh. Not a Dickens fan. So a boy leaves home, works toward a career, gets mrried, not as he imagined, she dies, he remarries the love of his life.
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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