David Copperfield (The Penguin English Library)

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'Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show'

Dickens's epic, exuberant novel is one of the greatest coming-of-age stories in literature. It chronicles David Copperfield's extraordinary journey through life, as he encounters villains, saviours, eccentrics and grotesques, including the wicked Mr Murdstone, stout-hearted Peggotty, formidable Betsey Trotwood, impecunious Micawber and odious Uriah Heep.

Dickens's great Bildungsroman (based, in part, on his own boyhood, and which he described as a 'favourite child') is a work filled with life, both comic and tragic.

The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-05-31 Pages: 1008 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life. or whether that station will be held by anybody else. these pages must showDickenss epic . exuberant novel is one of the greatest coming-of-age stories in literature. It chronicles David Copperfields extraordinary journey through life. as he encounters villains. saviours. eccentrics and grotesques. including the wicked Mr Murdstone. stout-hearted Peggotty. formidable Betsey Trotwood. impecunious Micawber and odious Uriah Heep.Dickenss great Bildungsroman (based. in part. on his own boyhood. and which he described as a favourite child) is a work filled with life. both comic and tragic.The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English. from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the ...

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"The greatest achievement of the greatest of all novelists" (Leo Tolstoy)

" David Copperfield is Dickens's Hamlet... I can't remember being so moved by one of his novels... What puts David Copperfield right up there with Bleak House and Great Expectations, however, is its sweet nature, and its surprising modernity... Completing David Copperfield has left me feeling bereft" (Nick Hornby)

"I couldn't put it down" (Barbara Taylor Bradford)

"There were never such people as the Micawbers, Peggotty and Barkis, Traddles, Betsey Trotwood and Mr. Dick, Uriah Heep and his mother. They are fantastic inventions of Dickens's exultant imagination...you can never quite forget them" (W. Somerset Maugham)

"Dickens is huge - like the sky. Pick any page of Dickens and it's immediately recognizable as him, yet he might be doing social satire, or farce, or horror, or a psychological study of a murderer - or any combination of these" (Susannah Clarke)

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