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Sketches of Young Couples

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ISBN-10: 1406554901

ISBN-13: 9781406554908

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Dickens

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List price: $12.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 56
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.13" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on February 7, 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…