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Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

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ISBN-10: 0559255136

ISBN-13: 9780559255137

Edition: 2008

Authors: Charles Dickens

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The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club - BY CHARLES DICKENS - PREFACE - IT was observed, in the Preface to the original Edition of the Post- Jumous Papers oi the Pickwick Club, that they were designcd for the introduction of diverting characters and incidents that no ingenuity of plot was attempted, or even at that time considered very feasible by the author in connexion with the desultory mode of publication adopted and that the machinery of the Club, proving cumbrous in the management, was gradually abandoned as the u70rl progressed. Although, on one of these points, experience and study afterwards taught me something, and I could perliaps wish now that these chapters were strung…    
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Book details

List price: $36.75
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 468
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England in 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s. His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include…