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Our Mutual Friend - a book by Dickens, Charles

Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend( )
Author: Dickens, Charles
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

Our Mutual Friend (864-65) iA body is found in the Thames River and identified as John Harmon, who recently returned to London to receive his inheritance. Had he remained alive, his father's will would require him to marry Bella Wilfer, a woman he had never met. Instead, the money passes to the working-class Boffins, and the effects spread into various corners of London society.Our Mutual Friend is Dickens last completed novel and his most sophisticated, combining psychological insight...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.85 Inches
Book Weight:2.94 Pounds
Author Biography
Dickens, Charles (Author)
Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on February 7, 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s.

His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities.

Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.


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