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A Child's History of England: Premium Edition (Unabridged and Illustrated) [Optimized for Nook and Sony-compatible]

A Child's History of England: Premium Edition (Unabridged and Illustrated) [Optimized for Nook and Sony-compatible]

by Charles Dickens, F. H. Townsend
     
 
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A Child's History of England is a book by Charles Dickens. It first appeared in serial form in Household Words, running from January 25, 1851 to December 10, 1853.

Dickens dedicated the book to "My own dear children, whom I hope it may help, bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject". The history covered the period between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarizing events from then until the accession of Queen Victoria.

A Child's History was included in the curricula of British School children well into the 20th century, with successive editions published from 1851 through World War II.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012068019
Publisher:
Codex Ebook Services
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
733 KB

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters.

Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialized form, a popular format at the time. Unlike other authors who completed entire novels before serialization, Dickens often created the episodes as they were being serialized. The practice lent his stories a particular rhythm, punctuated by cliffhangers to keep the public looking forward to the next installment. The continuing popularity of his novels and short stories is such that they have never gone out of print.

His work has been praised for its mastery of prose and unique personalities by writers such as George Gissing, Leo Tolstoy and G. K. Chesterton.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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