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David Copperfield

Written by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield
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Category: Fiction - Literary
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Format: Hardcover
Pub Date: November 1991
Price: $27.50
Can. Price: $32.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-40571-9 (0-679-40571-2)
Pages: 1016
Also available as an eBook, eBook, eBook, paperback, trade paperback and a trade paperback.



 
Charles Dickens’s most celebrated novel and the author’s own favorite, David Copperfield is the classic account of a boy growing up in a world that is by turns magical, fearful, and grimly realistic. In a book that is part fairy tale and part thinly veiled autobiography, Dickens transmutes his life experience into a brilliant series of comic and sentimental adventures in the spirit of the great eighteenth-century novelists he so much admired. Few readers can fail to be touched by David’s fate, and fewer still to be delighted by his story. The cruel Murdstone, the feckless Micawber, the unctuous and sinister Uriah Heep, and David Copperfield himself, into whose portrait Dickens puts so much of his own early life, form a central part of our literary legacy.

This edition reprints the original Everyman preface by G. K. Chesterton and includes thirty-nine illustrations by Phiz.



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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was born in Portsmouth, England, and spent most of his life in London. When he was twelve, his father was sent to debtor’s prison and he was forced to work in a boot polish factory, an experience that marked him for life. He became a passionate advocate of social reform and the most popular writer of the Victorian era.





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