David Copperfield (The Penguin English Library)

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David Copperfield is the story of a young man’s adventures on his journey from an unhappy and 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 brilliant, but ultimately unworthy school-friend Steerforth; his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood; his nemesis, the eternally humble Uriah Heep; frivolous, enchanting Dora; and the magnificently impecunious Micawber, one of literature’s great comic creations. In David Copperfield – the novel he described as his ‘favourite child’ – Dickens drew revealingly on his own experiences to create one of his most exuberant and enduringly popular works, filled with tragedy and comedy in equal measure.

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Presents the story of a young man's adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist.

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""David Copperfield [is] the most poetic of all Dickens' novels . . . Not only was he revealing to his readers in the earlier chapters his 'hard experiences in boyhood' and his scorching first experience of passionate love, he was also sharing with them his own understanding of the roots of the art that had taken them by storm and to which they were in thrall even as they read about it." -From the Introduction by Michael Slater

""David Copperfield" [is] the most poetic of all Dickens' novels . . . Not only was he revealing to his readers in the earlier chapters his 'hard experiences in boyhood' and his scorching first experience of passionate love, he was also sharing with them his own understanding of the roots of the art that had taken them by storm and to which they were in thrall even as they read about it." -From the Introduction by Michael Slater

""David Copperfield" Ýis¨ the most poetic of all Dickens' novels . . . Not only was he revealing to his readers in the earlier chapters his 'hard experiences in boyhood' and his scorching first experience of passionate love, he was also sharing with them his own understanding of the roots of the art that had taken them by storm and to which they were in thrall even as they read about it." -From the Introduction by Michael Slater

"David Copperfield" [is] the most poetic of all Dickens novels . . . Not only was he revealing to his readers in the earlier chapters his hard experiences in boyhood and his scorching first experience of passionate love, he was also sharing with them his own understanding of the roots of the art that had taken them by storm and to which they were in thrall even as they read about it. From the Introduction by Michael Slater"

"David Copperfield [is] the most poetic of all Dickens' novels . . . Not only was he revealing to his readers in the earlier chapters his 'hard experiences in boyhood' and his scorching first experience of passionate love, he was also sharing with them his own understanding of the roots of the art that had taken them by storm and to which they were in thrall even as they read about it." -From the Introduction by Michael Slater

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