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Pickwick Papers (Arc Classics)

by Charles Dickens
Arcturus Publishing

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Pub Date: 2018
Format: Paperback
Pages: 734 pp.
Size: 5.00 x 8.00 inches

ISBN: 9781788881913
TB Code: 1801086
Availability: 1081 in stock

When young Charles Dickens was commissioned to write the text for a series of sporting illustrations in 1836, no one could have suspected that this journeyman task was to turn in to one of the great comic novels in English literature. After the premature death of the original illustrator, Dickens took charge of the project, which was published in monthly parts. The result is a brilliant panorama of English life in the 1830s, a cornucopia of stories and vignettes featuring dozens of vividly drawn characters. Chief among them are Mr Pickwick himself, a later day Don Quixote travelling about the country righting wrongs; and his Sancho Panza, Sam Weller, whose pithy sayings and bizarre anecdotes immediately became and remained part of national mythology.