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The Cricket on the Hearth (with biography of Charles Dickens and plot summary)
     

The Cricket on the Hearth (with biography of Charles Dickens and plot summary)

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by Charles Dickens
 

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Charles Dickens classic novel with a biography about the life and times of Dickens, and a plot summary.

John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his young wife Dot, their baby, their nanny Tilly Slowboy, and a mysterious old stranger with a long white beard. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family, at one point

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Charles Dickens classic novel with a biography about the life and times of Dickens, and a plot summary.

John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his young wife Dot, their baby, their nanny Tilly Slowboy, and a mysterious old stranger with a long white beard. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family, at one point assuming a human voice to warn John that his suspicions that Dot is having an affair with the mysterious lodger are wrong.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610423816
Publisher:
Golgotha Press
Publication date:
01/22/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
83 KB

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

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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The Cricket On The Hearth 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Bonnie Hickman More than 1 year ago
It will not download............am disappointed