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Martin Chuzzlewit
 

Martin Chuzzlewit (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Dickens, Charles, Charles

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What is exaggeration to one class of minds and perceptions, is plain truth to another. That which is commonly called a long-sight, perceives in a prospect innumerable features and bearings non-existent to a short-sighted person. I sometimes ask myself whether there may occasional...ly be a difference of this kind between some writers and some readers; whether it is ALWAYS the writer who colours highly, or whether it is now and then the reader whose eye for colour is a little dull? On this head of exaggeration I have a positive experience, more curious than the speculation I have just set down. It is this: I have never touched a character precisely from the life, but some counterpart of that character has incredulously asked me: Now really, did I ever really, see one like it? All the Pecksniff family upon earth are quite agreed, I believe, that Mr. Pecksniff is an exaggeration, and that no such character ever existed. I will not offer any plea on his behalf to so powerful and genteel a body, but will make a remark on the character of Jonas Chuzzlewit.[...]
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ISBN 9781499368123
Released NZ 6 Feb 2015
Publisher Createspace
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781499368123
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Createspace
Imprint Createspace
Released 6 Feb 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles, Charles
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 584 pp
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 771g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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