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Barnaby Rudge By Charles Dickens

Barnaby Rudge
by Charles Dickens

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'One of Dickens's most neglected, but most rewarding, novels'Peter AckroydBarnaby Rudge is a young innocent simpleton who is devoted to his talkative raven, Grip. Barnaby Rudge a powerful historical tale of treachery, forbidden love, abduction and the dangerous power of the mob.
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Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens

'One of Dickens's most neglected, but most rewarding, novels' Peter Ackroyd Barnaby Rudge is a young innocent simpleton who is devoted to his talkative raven, Grip. When he gets caught up in the mayhem of the Gordon riots and a mysterious unsolved murder, his life is put in jeopardy. Barnaby Rudge a powerful historical tale of treachery, forbidden love, abduction and the dangerous power of the mob.

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Barnaby Rudge Reviews


"I would always prefer to go get another Dickens off the shelf than pick up a new book by someone I've not read yet" -- Donna Tartt
"Nothing seems more quintessentially British than Charles Dickens" * The Times *
"Charles Dickens is one of the giants of English literature" * Sunday Express *

About Charles Dickens


Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812 in Landport in Portsmouth. His father was a clerk in the Navy Pay Office who often ended up in financial trouble. When Dickens was twelve years' old he was sent to work in a shoe polish factory because his father had been imprisoned for debt.In 1833 he began to publish short stories and essays in newspapers and magazines. The Pickwick Papers, his first commercial success, was published in 1836, the same year that he married Catherine Hogarth. The serialisation of Oliver Twist began in 1837 while The Pickwick Papers was still running. Many other novels followed and Dickens became a celebrity in America as well as Britain. He also set up and edited the journals Household Words (1850-9) and All the Year Round (1859-70). Charles Dickens died on 9 June 1870 leaving his last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished. He is buried in Westminster Abbey.

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GOR003227839
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2010-12-02
896
0099540843
9780099540847
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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