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Martin Chuzzlewit

Martin Chuzzlewit (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Dickens, Charles
Notes by Ingham, Patricia

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Set partly in the United States, this novel includes a searing satire on mid-nineteenth-century America. Martin Chuzzlewit is the story of two Chuzzlewits, Martin and Jonas, who have inherited the characteristic Chuzzlewit selfishness. It contrasts their diverse fates: moral rede...mption and worldly success for one and increasingly desperate crime for the other. In her Introduction to this new edition, Patricia Ingham discusses how, in writing a story that was meant only to recommend goodness and innocence , Dickens succeeded in exploring the intertwining of moral sensibility and brutality .
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ISBN 9780140436143
Released NZ 21 Apr 2000
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback, illustrated edition
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Series Penguin Classics
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ISBN-13 9780140436143
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classics
Released 21 Apr 2000
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, illustrated edition
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Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Notes by Ingham, Patricia
Series Penguin Classics
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 864
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 36mm
Dewey Code 823.8
Weight 585g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress British - Fiction - United States, Grandfathers - Fiction, Young men - Fiction, Avarice - Fiction, FICTION - Coming of Age
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade