The Cricket on the Hearth

The Cricket on the Hearth

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by Charles Dickens
     
 

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As this tale begins it paints a beautiful picture of a happy household and of 19th century English country life. The arival of a mysterious stranger threatens to shatter this harmony. A masterful story of love and loyalty.  See more details below

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As this tale begins it paints a beautiful picture of a happy household and of 19th century English country life. The arival of a mysterious stranger threatens to shatter this harmony. A masterful story of love and loyalty.

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"By handling the fairytale in his own manner, he is able to be touching on his own terms. I found tears starting to my eyes."  —Telegraph

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940024280829
Publisher:
G. P. Putnam's sons
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
198 KB

Meet the Author


Charles Dickens (1812–70) is one of the English language's most important literary figures. His works enjoyed enormous success in his day and are still regarded as among the most popular and widely read classics of all time.

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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