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Martin Chuzzlewit (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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Martin Chuzzlewit, serialized in 1843-44, was one of Dickens' personal favorites.  Featuring a colorful cast of characters, including the hypocritical Mr. Pecksniff, the disreputable Mrs. Gamp, and the evil Jonas Chuzzlewit, the novel exposes selfishness, hypocrisy, and fraud in polite society in England and America. 

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Martin Chuzzlewit (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


Martin Chuzzlewit, serialized in 1843-44, was one of Dickens' personal favorites.  Featuring a colorful cast of characters, including the hypocritical Mr. Pecksniff, the disreputable Mrs. Gamp, and the evil Jonas Chuzzlewit, the novel exposes selfishness, hypocrisy, and fraud in polite society in England and America. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411435766
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 2/22/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 854
  • Sales rank: 384,778
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens (1812–1870), who was an English novelist, is one of the most popular writers of all time. He is known for chapter-closing cliffhangers in his serial-style novels, a mind for social reform, and memorable characters. His most popular works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and A Tale of Two Cities.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2008

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    I am suprised that most people I meet, when asked what their favorite Dickens books is, reply either 'Little Dorrit' or 'Great Expectations'. Nobody mentions Martin Chuzzlewit which is an amazing book. The characters are so real, they might be the people living next door. Wickedness in all forms is portrayed in the gaiety of Mercy (pun intended), in the righteousness of the famous Pecksniff, in the peevishness of Chuzzlewit and the plain evil of the old nurse. The good people win, and the bad fall. This universal theme undergoes so many subtle modifications that there seem to be a new set of rules. Dickens manages to describle places equally if not better than his characters and I was thrilled with Todgers, a boarding-house and The Dragon, the local bar. Find a quiet spot under the shade of some tree and start reading.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 1, 2011

    Great book and brilliantly written.

    Just started reading this book and I have to say that Dickens is a master at words. His masterful work is apparent once again in this book where the characters really come alive, and the description is so real. It's as if his characters are across the room. This Penguin Classics edition is a good copy. It gives some really interesting and insightful background information pertaining to this book that is very valuable. I must say, though, that the excerpt from Chap. 1 and 2 displayed here is actually from Dickens' Hard Times, not Martin Chuzzlewit.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 7, 2014

    Hunter to reanba read my post......

    Below a bit.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Luke

    Sure, see you there. :)

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    Posted December 19, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Myst

    Hands Cali a firestone amulet and disappears.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Beth

    Night! HAPPY BIRTHDAY! love you lots, camo! Love and butterfly repellant, BELLE over & out :) †

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Cali

    Oh wow claire!! Its beautiful!!! Thank you so much! I shall see you all tomorrow!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Sam

    *walks outside*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2012

    Claire

    Appears silentlt

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    DANCE EVERYBODY!!!

    sorry briana. Im stealing ur ideas that arnt working. DANCE! ITS A DANCE BDAY PARTY! GRAB A PARTNER AND DDDAAAANNNNCCCEEEEE!!!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2012

    Cali

    *shyly walks in her hair curled and a small tiara in it. Her hazel eyes are dusted with green sparkles and her lips have red lipstick on tgem. Her dress is realtree ap camo with a white sash and small white ribbon hem. On her wrist is a gorgeous bracelet and around her neck is a silver locket. She has on white heels to match her dress* hi everyone thanks for coming! *she shyly walks to leah* thank you so much! You have no idea what this means to me!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Cloud

    Glist pecks at Claire x3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Claire to Chris

    Watch the wall... ^_^

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    CHRIS

    *TACKLES XAVIER* WHERE THE FUDGE HAVE YOU BEEN!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Leah

    *hugs cali* i gtg....night...happy birthday

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