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David Copperfield

David Copperfield
 

When David Copperfield escapes from the cruelty of his childhood home, he embarks on a journey to adulthood which will lead him through comedy and tragedy, love and heartbreak and friendship and betrayal. Over the course, David meets an array of eccentric characters and learns ha... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781407016030
Barcode 9781407016030
Published 4 September 2008 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Vintage Classics
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ISBN-13 9781407016030
ISBN-10 1407016032
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Publication Date 4 September 2008
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Vintage Classics
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
19th Century Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 976
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Orphans - Fiction, England - Fiction - Social life and customs, England - Social life and customs
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.8
Catalogue Code 360035

Description of this Electronic Book

When David Copperfield escapes from the cruelty of his childhood home, he embarks on a journey to adulthood which will lead him through comedy and tragedy, love and heartbreak and friendship and betrayal. Over the course of his adventures, David meets an array of eccentric characters and learns hard lessons about the world before he finally discovers true happiness.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The greatest achievement of the greatest of all novelists

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Author's Bio

Charles Dickens was born in Hampshire on February 7, 1812. His father was a clerk in the navy pay office, who was well paid but often ended up in financial troubles. When Dickens was twelve years old he was send to work in a shoe polish factory because his family had be taken to the debtors' prison. His career as a writer of fiction started in 1833 when his short stories and essays began to appear in periodicals. The Pickwick Papers, his first commercial success, was published in 1836. In the same year he married the daughter of his friend George Hogarth, Catherine Hogarth. The serialisation of Oliver Twist began in 1837 while The Pickwick Papers was still running. Many other novels followed and The Old Curiosity Shop brought Dickens international fame and he became a celebrity America as well as Britain. He separated from his wife in 1858. Charles Dickens died on 9 June 1870, leaving his last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished. He is buried in Westminster Abbey.

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