|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.30(d)|
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
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Charles Dickens' wit and wisdom, plus page-turner plots, make this a book for all seasons. Trouble is, this e-version crashed hopelessly part-way through. It even showed up uninvited when I opened other books. I needed two restarts to get rid of it. This is a Nook-breaker! Choose one of the many other versions available.
The first 150 pages or so are OK, but then things deteriorate quickly with bad OCR. In most cases the reader can puzzle out the true words and punctuation, but why should he or she have to? Sloppy work here makes for an increasingly frustrating experience that's best avoided.
I did not check carefully, but this version seems to be complete. There are a few errors, but overall it seems to be ok. Some illustrations are included.