Featuring "Oliver Twist", "Our Mutual Friend" and "Nicholas Nickleby", this is the definitive audio collection of Dickens' best loved works.
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Charles Dickens, whose pen name was Boz, is regarded by many as one of the world’s greatest authors. His father, a navy clerk, was - like the fathers in many of Dickens’ novels - constantly in and out of debtor's prison, and Dickens was sent to work in a blacking factory at the age of twelve. His parents' failure to educate him was a source of great bitterness to him, and he reacted to this indifference by working incredibly hard for his entire life. Beginning as an office boy in a lawyer's office, in time he became a parliamentary reporter and then a journalist. He wrote The Pickwick Papers at the age of twenty-four, and captured the popular imagination in a way no other novelist had done previously. He continued writing and reading his works in public until his sudden death in 1870.
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Book Description Penguin Press/Classics, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Boxed set of 3 novels. Still shrink wrapped in card slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 003212
Book Description Penguin Uk, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0141199237