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AMERICAN NOTES & PICTURES

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000045777

ISBN: 0460876856

Condition: Very Good


These authoritative texts are among the most vital editions of Dickens's wo rks available. Each volume includes a chronology of Dickens's life and time s, a suggested reading list, and a collation of the novel's critical recept ion. View more info

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000045456

ISBN: 0451516338

Condition: Good


Dickens' genius for creating eccentric yet entirely captivating characters found its fullest expression in his third novel, Nicholas Nickleby, publish ed in 1839. The ebullient narrative follows Nicholas as he escapes from the influence of his villainous uncle and the wicked schoolmaster Wackford Squ eers, stumbles into a theatrical career, and pursues his fortune through nu merous adventures. This Nonesuch edition features the author's final text a nd the illustrations Dickens himself selected to complement his words. The Legendary Nonesuch Dickens, issued in the 1930s, presented the writing... View more info

THE PICKWICK PAPERS

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000044385

ISBN: 0140436111

Condition: Good


'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 ... View more info

THE PICKWICK PAPERS

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000043988

ISBN: 0140430784

Condition: Good


Presents Dickens's classic tale about the adventurous members of the Pickwi ck Club's Corresponding Society. View more info

THE HAUNTED HOUSE

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oneworld Classics: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000041320

ISBN: 1847491014

Condition: Very Good


The Haunted House by Charles Dickens Compiled by Charles Dickens, and counting Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins among its contributors,The Haunted House is an ingenious tale of the supernatural with touches of pure Dickensian comedy. When the narrator espies a deserted house from his railway carriage, he cannot resist the challenge of taking up residence in a place no one else will inhabit. Local legend has terrified the nearby villagers, and they, in turn, convince his servants to abandon ship. Undaunted, he and his sister invite a group of friends to join them. Having shared out the hou... View more info

HARD TIMES

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000039481

ISBN: 0003701212

Condition: Very Good


"Coketown was a town of fact. There was no fancy in it. You saw nothing but what was severely workful. The churches were built like the factories. The hospital looked like the prison. All the public notices in the town were p ainted alike in plain black and white letters." Thus Dickens sets the scene for his novel HARD TIMES. Using the Gradgrind family, he illustrates the dangers of totally relying on facts and denying our imaginations. View more info