By: Dickens, Charles

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'One of my life's greatest tragedies is to have already read Pickwick Paper s - I can't go back and read it for the first time' Fernando Pessoa Few first novels have created as much popular excitement as The Pickwick Pa pers - a comic masterpiece that catapulted its twenty-four-year-old author to immediate fame. Readers were captivated by the adventures of the poet Sn odgrass, the lover Tupman, the sportsman Winkle and, above all, by that qui ntessentially English Quixote, Mr Pickwick, and his cockney Sancho Panza, S am Weller. From the hallowed turf of Dingley Dell Cricket Club to the unhol y fracas of the Eatanswill election, via the Fleet debtors' prison, charact ers and incidents spring to life from Dickens's pen, to form an enduringly popular work of ebullient humour and literary invention. This edition is ba sed on the first volume edition of 1837, and includes the original illustra tions. In his introduction, Mark Wormald discusses the genesis of The Pickw ick Papers and the emergence of its central characters. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


Author Name: Dickens, Charles

Categories: Classical Literature,

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2000

ISBN Number: 0140436111

ISBN Number 13: 9780140436112

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

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