Although he had little formal education, his early impoverishment drove him to succeed.
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Over his career he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas and hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education, and other social reforms. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Barnaby Rudge is largely set during the Gordon Riots of Barnaby Rudge was the fifth of Dickens' novels to be published. It had originally been planned to appear as his first, but changes of publisher led to many delays, and it first appeared in serial form in the Clock from February to November It was Dickens' first attempt at an historical novel his only other being the much later A Tale of Two Cities, also set in revolutionary times.
It is one of his less-highly esteemed novels and has rarely been adapted for film or television the last attempt was a BBC production; prior to that, a silent film was made in Gathered round the fire at the Maypole Inn, in the village of Chigwell, on an evening of foul weather in the year , are John Willet, proprietor of the Maypole, and his three cronies.
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One of the three, Solomon Daisy, tells a stranger at the inn a well-known local tale of the murder of Reuben Haredale which had occurred 22 years ago that very day. Binding sound. The Fireside Dickens. Covers are slightly faded, rubbed and shelf worn with slight discolouration lower back board, the end papers are very slightly foxed. The interioir is clean and tight with no other defects or blemishes etc. No date c. One of the Fireside Dickens series. A sound tight copy. Published by Walter Scott, London About this Item: Walter Scott, London, Condition: Used - Good.
Good hardback. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine;"Numerous illustrations". Spine worn at head and foot; cloth stained and marked with cup ring on front board; some scattered foxing within; binding a little loose. No Date, Early 's?. Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons About this Item: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Soft cover.
Vintage, novel by Charles Dickens in handsome binding. Printed on thin paper to create a slim book. Soft board cover; pages, 11 cm by 16 cm. Good condition. Minor wear and marks to covers. Binding intact. Occasional page corner creased. Page edges slightly browned but minimal foxing marks.
Name and embossed stamp on front title page. Published by Walter Scott About this Item: Walter Scott, General wear to boards with corners bumped. Hinges are a bit cracked with webbing visible. Content mainly clean with some foxing throughout and light toning to pages. No DJ. Published by Thomas Nelson, London About this Item: Thomas Nelson, London, New Edition. Binding very good and pages bright and clean.
A very good copy indeed. Green endpapers. Neat previous owner's name on the f. Crown 8vo. Green cloth boards with green lettering. Pages are slightly yellowed with moderate cracking to hinges exposing netting causing boards to be limp. Moderate foxing within and light scuffing to a few pages. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and moderate soiling to boards.
Spine is tanned with light shelf wear and lean. Seller Inventory AL. A volume of the Chapman and Hall " popular edition ". We have a number of other titles in this edition in stock and are always happy to provide a discount for bulk purchases, please contact us for further details. Not dated, edition unknown - circa s. In red cloth boards, blind stamped ruled edges and in-decipheral word on front, good, tight covers, but corners slightly frayed.
Spine tight, sunned, ends slightly bumped. Endpapers have grey and white design of period people, "The Bindery Team" have photocopied and attached new front paste down endpaper as was missing. Cut edges age-toned.
Text block only lightly tanned. Published by Hazell, Watson and Viney. About this Item: Hazell, Watson and Viney. No Date.
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Hazell, Watson and Viney. Book- VG, slight wear. Gilt titles on spine. Blind stamped decorative cover. Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne Phiz inc frontis. About this Item: Odhams. Hard Cover.
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