Publish date: 2007-02-15
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. & Buck 50 Productions, LLC
Edition language: English
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 ...
Wonderful classic book. Enjoyed it a lot.
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...
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...
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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