Archiv der Kategorie: Dickens, Charles

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens Oliver Twist was published in 1838. This story shows in vivid colors the miseries ofthe pauper’s home where the inmates are robbed and starved, while the dead are hurried into unhonored graves; the haunts of … Weiterlesen

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David Copperfield

David Copperfield – Charles Dickens „Of all my books,“ says Charles Dickens in his preface to this immortal novel, „I like this the best. . . . Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favorite … Weiterlesen

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Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit – Charles Dickens Little Dorrit was published 1856-57, when the author’s popularity was at its height. The plot is a slight one on which to hang more than fifty characters. The author began with the intention of emphasizing … Weiterlesen

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens Dickens’s tenth novel, was published in 1861, nine years before his death. As in „David Copperfield,“ the hero tells his own story from boyhood. Yet in several essential points „Great Expectations“ is markedly different from … Weiterlesen

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Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens „In these times of ours,“ are the opening words of this book, which was published in England in 1864-65. The scene is laid in London and its immediate neighborhood. All the elaborate machinery dear … Weiterlesen

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The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers – Charles Dickens “The Pickwick Papers” is the one novel of Dickens that abounds neither in pathetic, grewsome, nor dramatic passages. It is pure fun from beginning to end, with a laugh on every page. It attained … Weiterlesen

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