Charles Dickens Dombey and Son (Classics)

ISBN 13: 9780004224794

Dombey and Son (Classics)

 
9780004224794: Dombey and Son (Classics)

Charles Dickens' Dombey and Son is a novel concerning Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. When his son is born his wife dies shortly after giving birth. Dombey employs a wet nurse while neglecting his daughter Florence. Dombey's callous neglect of his family triggers his professional and personal downfall. "Mr. Dombey undergoes no violent change, either in this book, or in real life. A sense of his injustice is within him, all along. The more he represses it, the more unjust he necessarily is. Internal shame and external circumstances may bring the contest to a close in a week, or a day; but, it has been a contest for years, and is only fought out after a long balance of victory."

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Dombey and Son is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in monthly parts from 1 October 1846 to 1 April 1848 and in one volume in 1848. Its full title is Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. Dickens started writing the book in Lausanne, Switzerland, before returning to England, via Paris, to complete it.

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Dickens, Charles
Published by HarperCollins Distribution Services (1954)
ISBN 10: 0004224795 ISBN 13: 9780004224794
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1954. Book Condition: Fair. New edition. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP78433196

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