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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 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