Martin Chuzzlewit is sent out into the world by his grandfather to cure his selfishness. He travels to America and comes back reformed.
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"A novel that British readers love, and American readers love to hate...the American scenes are among the most powerful things Dickens ever did in fiction" (Guardian)
"Peckniff, the arch villain of Martin Chuzzlewit, is in some ways the archetypal hypocrite and yet he's constantly surprising you...vivid detail" (David Lodge Time Out)
"One of my favourite characters in English literature is the redoubtable Mark Tapley - a curious hybrid of Jeeves and Pollyanna who inhabits the pages of Dickens's great novel, Martin Chuzzlewit." (Michael Simkins Daily Telegraph)
"Like all Dickens' novels it manages to combine social justice with humour" (Author Nicholas Rhea)
"After leaving school, I sought refuge from the perils of office life by reading under my desk or on park benches during the lunch hour. Dickens was my preferred means of escape" (Jeremy Lewis Daily Telegraph)
Martin Chuzzlewit is a comic masterpiece which courted controversy on publication with its scathing portrayal of nineteenth-century America
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1994. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: Good. Audio book. Small/slight crack to the case. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005313491
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