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Nicholas Nickleby - Charles Dickens, Mark Ford
Nicholas Nickleby
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A central story of Nicholas Nickleby and the misfortunes of his family with the characters the muddle-headed Mrs Nickleby, the gloriously theatrical Crummles, their protege Miss Petowker, the pretentious Mantalinis and the mindlessly cruel Squeers and his wife.
A central story of Nicholas Nickleby and the misfortunes of his family with the characters the muddle-headed Mrs Nickleby, the gloriously theatrical Crummles, their protege Miss Petowker, the pretentious Mantalinis and the mindlessly cruel Squeers and his wife.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140435122 (0140435123)
ASIN: 140435123
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 817
Edition language: English
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TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
3.0 3/5: Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens
Nicholas Nickleby is thrown into increasing debt on the death of his father. With a sister and a widowed mother to take care of, he travels to London and seek the help of his uncle. The only problem is, uncle Ralph is a miserable and miserly money-lender with who wouldn’t spit on Nicholas if he was ...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
3.0 Nicholas Nickleby
Wonderful classic book. Enjoyed it a lot.
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Nicholas Nickleby
It seems that I'm destined to read all of Dickens...eventually. So, I can now check off yet another of his lengthy, but engaging stories. This is the third of his novels, and the eighth or ninth one I've read. Dickens can be a bit long winded at times, but he never fails to entertain. As with most D...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
3.5 Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby
This is early Dickens and I prefer later Dickens, however having said that it is still Dickens and still good. The book in the first half has heavy picaresque elements and shares much in common with 18th century novels like Tom Jones. As it goes along the book becomes more focused and tighter.It has...
XOX
XOX rated it
I dislike Dickens. His books are popular and it is usually about persons who act out cruelly against the poor and the powerless. As in any story world, the poor and the powerless get their strength for being good and then overcome the cruelty act from other people. That's don't happen in real l...
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