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Some Characters in Dickens' 'Bleak House'

I have been reading Dicken’s Bleak House for all of January and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying it. I’ve only about a hundred pages to go now but I wish there was more. 942 more words

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Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens

Comin’ to America…

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Old Martin Chuzzlewit’s greedy relations have always assumed that his grandson and namesake will inherit the bulk of his wealth. 1,459 more words

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Review of Great Expectations

What was it about?

Philip Pirrip (a.k.a. Pip) is an orphan boy raised by his hot-tempered sister Georgiana Maria (referred to in the story as Mrs. 435 more words

Literary Fiction

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens

Bleak House is, according to some, one of Dickens’ best books. I thought I better read it.

At the heart of the story is a long-running civil law suit, and the effect this has on the young wards of the court. 504 more words

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Hard Times by Charles Dickens

You know how runners are always telling people who don’t exercise (or want to) that they have just finished a marathon or how skinny people smugly tell dieters they can eat anything they like? 853 more words

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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

“Tell the Wind and Fire where to stop…”

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Set before and during ‘The Reign of Terror’ in Revolutionary France, A Tale of Two Cities… 1,289 more words

Book Review

Review of Hard Times

What was it about?

Thomas Gradgrind is a schoolteacher in industrial Coketown and a strict adherent of utilitarianism. He and his friend Mr. Josiah Bounderby go to great pains to raise the Gradgrind children on nothing but facts. 575 more words

Literary Fiction