David Copperfield (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time - #64]

David Copperfield (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time - #64]

by Charles Dickens

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Overview

"David Copperfield" is the story of a young man’s adventures on his journey from an unhappy&impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr Murdstone; his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood; the eternally humble yet treacherous Uriah Heep; frivolous, enchanting Dora;&the magnificently impecunious Micawber, one of literature’s great comic creations.In "David Copperfield"—the novel he described as his “favorite child”—Dickens drew revealingly on his own experiences to create one of his most exuberant&enduringly popular works, filled with tragedy&comedy in equal measure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788892542433
Publisher: Charles Dickens
Publication date: 01/13/2016
Sold by: StreetLib SRL
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 9,676
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1812

Date of Death:

June 18, 1870

Place of Birth:

Portsmouth, England

Place of Death:

Gad's Hill, Kent, England

Education:

Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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