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David Copperfield

David Copperfield

A great addition to Alma Classics collection. This edi.on contains extensive notes on the text together with extra material on the author's life and works.

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ISBN 9781847497987
Release Date 3 September 2019 by Alma Books Ltd
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Alma Classics Evergreens
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ISBN-13 9781847497987
ISBN-10 1847497985
Stock Release date is 3 September 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Alma Books Ltd
Imprint Alma Classics
Release Date 3 September 2019
International Release Date 29 August 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Alma Classics Evergreens
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 800
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Great Britain - Fiction - Social life and customs
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.8
Catalogue Code 990506

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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The power of [Dickens] is so amazing that the reader at once becomes his captive. -- William Makepeace Thackeray
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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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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