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David Copperfield

David Copperfield
  

In this classic Victorian Bildungsroman, David Copperfield makes his way through life, from his happy Suffolk childhood and his subsequent adventures in London, where he is dispatched by his unsympathetic stepfather, through to his first steps as a writer and his search for love ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781731701176
Barcode 9781731701176
Published 28 October 2018 by Simon & Brown
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
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ISBN-13 9781731701176
ISBN-10 1731701179
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Simon & Brown
Imprint Simon & Brown
Publication Date 28 October 2018
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Category General & Literary Fiction
Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Classic Fiction
Family, Home & Self Help
Number of Pages 234
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 349g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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Description of this Book

In this classic Victorian Bildungsroman, David Copperfield makes his way through life, from his happy Suffolk childhood and his subsequent adventures in London, where he is dispatched by his unsympathetic stepfather, through to his first steps as a writer and his search for love and happiness. Along the way he encounters a vast array of characters - among them, some of Dickens's most memorable ones - such as the eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood, the deluded optimist Wilkins Micawber and the obsequious villain Uriah Heep. Much admired by Freud and Dostoevsky, and cited by Dickens as the favourite among his own novels, this heavily autobiographical work marks the transition from his early picaresque novels to his more profound later works. A frequent subject of adaptations and always ranking highly among readers' favourite classics, David Copperfield is as fresh and entertaining today as it was when it was first published over a hundred and fifty years ago.

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Author's Bio

A literary phenomenon in his lifetime and renowned as much for his journalism and public speaking as for his novels, Charles Dickens (1812-70) now ranks as the most important Victorian writer and one of the most influential and popular authors in the English language. His memorable and vividly rendered characters and his combination of humour, trenchant satire and compassion have left an indelible mark on our collective imagination.

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