Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby

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The most gorgeously theatrical of all Dickens's novels, Nicholas Nickleby follows the delightful adventures of a hearty young hero in nineteenth-century England. Nicholas, a gentleman's son fallen upon hard times, must set out to make his way in the world. His journey is accompanied by some of the most swaggering scoundrels and unforgettable eccentrics in Dickens's pantheon. From the dungeon-like Yorkshire boys' boarding school run by the cruel Wackford Squeers to the high-spirited stage of Vincent Crummles's extraordinary acting troupe, Nicholas Nickleby is a triumph of the imagination, bursting with color, humor, and poignant social commentary
Publisher: London, Dent; New York, Dutton [1907]
ISBN: 9780460012386
046001238X
9780460002387
0460002384
Branch Call Number: FIC Dick
Characteristics: xxii, 842 p. 19 cm

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Chapel_Hill_KenMc Dec 14, 2014

Humor, drama, pathos, with a boatload of intriguing characters. Entertaining throughout.


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Chapel_Hill_KenMc Dec 14, 2014

Humor, drama, pathos, with a boatload of intriguing characters. Entertaining throughout.

SHETALKSTOANGELS Dec 30, 2012

My favorite Dicken novel.
Wonderful.

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isabella86
Mar 30, 2012

I really don't like Victorian lit, but his writing has invaded my head, and I find myself thinking of the characters and wanting to find out what has become of them at odd moments of my day. Well done, Charles Dickens.

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