THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (A DWINDLING FORTUNE)

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (A DWINDLING FORTUNE)

by Charles Dickens, TLC BOOKS Edited
     
 
THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP.....An old man, addicted to gambling, loses his all, plunging himself and his granddaughter, sweet young Nell, into a life of itinerant poverty and peril. As they travel aimlessly, they're sought by friends and enemies.
615 PAGES IN PRINT.

Little Nell Trent looks after her grandfather in the gloomy Curiosity Shop, as their fortunes

Overview

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP.....An old man, addicted to gambling, loses his all, plunging himself and his granddaughter, sweet young Nell, into a life of itinerant poverty and peril. As they travel aimlessly, they're sought by friends and enemies.
615 PAGES IN PRINT.

Little Nell Trent looks after her grandfather in the gloomy Curiosity Shop, as their fortunes dwindle. To ensure Nell's future, her grandfather borrows money and attempts to gamble it into a larger sum, but fails and loses the shop to Daniel Quilp, a vengeful and malicious man, who forces them to flee into the country.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014334549
Publisher:
TLC BOOKS
Publication date:
01/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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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