The Long Victorian
No. 4. Madeline Bray and Arthur Gride from Nicholas Nickleby (Charles Dickens)
The only reason this marriage doesn’t happen is that Madeline’s father dies one hour before the ceremony is due to begin. 162 more words
1 week, 1 day ago
Readers reading #4
The Novel Reading (1841) – By Josef Danhauser: 1805-1845.
A happy couple. I wonder what the suit of armour on the floor means? 58 more words
1 week, 3 days ago
Intermittencies of the Mind
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
2 months, 4 weeks ago
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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
3 months, 3 weeks ago
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
4 months ago
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
4 months, 1 week ago