Oliver Twist download gratisDoor: Charles Dickens
Set in Victorian London, this is a tale of a spirited young innocent's unwilling but inevitable recruitment into a scabrous gang of thieves. Masterminded by the loathsome Fagin, the underworld crew features some of Dickens' most memorable characters, including the vicious Bill Sikes, gentle Nancy, and the juvenile pickpocket known as the Artful Dodger.
Auteur: Charles Dickens
Papier van: 440 pagina's
Uitgever: Charles Dickens
Publicatie datum: 19 december 2016
Gewicht van: 2081 KB
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A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas (Illustrated) (English Edition) Door: Charles Dickens,
A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come.The book was written at a time when the British were examining and exploring Christmas traditions from the past as well as new customs such as Christmas cards and Christmas trees. Carol singing took a new lease of life during this time. Dickens' sources for the tale appear to be many and varied, but are, principally, the humiliating experiences of his childhood, his sympathy for the poor, and various Christmas stories and fairy tales.A Christmas Carol remains popular—having never been out of print—and has been adapted many times to film, stage, opera, and other media.
The Old Curiosity Shop: (Annotated) (English Edition) Door: Charles Dickens,
Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.–J.K. Rowling
Hard Times (English Edition) Door: Charles Dickens,
In the 19th century, one of the most influential novels written by the famous English writer Charles Dickens. Glen is members of congress, the so-called "educator", he has advocated a suppression of human nature education way and complacent, wealthy pound bei is acting the self-made winners, they share common values - that is to utilitarianism as a principle of life, together, and control the town's economic system and education institutions. Based on "down-to-earth" mode of education and the principle of "practical" value of life and his thought daughter Louise finally forced to marry older his thirties pound, and Tom became a debauchery prodigal son. Is also precisely because "realistically" utilitarianism life principle, pound to bragging about their self-made man, unexpectedly abandoned at birth mother, pretend to orphans, eventually the miracle is that fate.
A Christmas Carol Door: Charles Dickens,
In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most adapted and imitated stories. We know Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, not only as fictional characters, but also as icons of the true meaning of Christmas in a world still plagued with avarice and cynicism.
David Copperfield (Illustrated) (English Edition) Door: Charles Dickens,
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.