Publish date: January 1st 2002
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag
Pages no: 650
Edition language: Deutsch
"Being an account of the Pickwick Club", of Victorian London. (Actually, slightly before Victoria. This was Dickens first novel, written in 1836, and Victoria didn't reign until 1837).Phew. This was the last Dickens novel I had to read before I finished his fourteen novels…and what a drag it was. I'...
I remember an attempt at reading Pickwick very early on, possibly in my teens. It did not end well: I was not a sufficiently experienced reader to navigate either the playfulness of Dickens' language or the tone of gleeful grotesquerie masking a rather sentimental view of human nature. Let me qualif...
Thank God this is over! I had previously read six books by Dickens and I loved them all. I even gave 5*s to one or two. This one, however, was a painful read. I think part of the problem might have been my own current personal issues. Rather a lot of heavy stuff has been going on recently and I have...
bookshelves: winter20092010, victorian, published-1837, classic, britain-england, amusing, fraudio, play-dramatisation, satire Read in December, 2009 It's 1827 - Samuel Pickwick and his club members set off to travel across England.Stars Simon Cadell and Freddie Jones Broadcast on BBC Radio 7Thi...
It had some good parts and some great parts, but it was soooo looong!
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