David Copperfield Book by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield Book by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield

Hugely admired by Tolstoy, David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens s own life Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness, heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains Praising Dickens s power of invention, Somerset Maugham wrote There were never such people as the Micawb Hugely admired by Tolstoy, David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens s own life Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness, heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains Praising Dickens s power of invention, Somerset Maugham wrote 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 imaginationyou can never quite forget them This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes a new Introduction by Pulitzer Prize finalist David Gates, in addition to new explanatory notes

Title : David Copperfield
Author :  Charles Dickens
Language : English
Isbn : 0679783415
Format : Paperback
Pages : 821 pages

Rating: 4.7

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