The Wreck of the Golden Mary

The Wreck of the Golden Mary

by Charles Dickens
     
 

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The Wreck of the Golden Mary is the work of many hands but was originally started by Dickens. The story portrays an amazing voyage around Cape Horn, then north to the coast of California. It takes a stunning turn when the ship strikes an iceberg and passengers and crew languish in lifeboats. Dickens's subtlety of style and picturesque depiction keeps reader rapt till

Overview

The Wreck of the Golden Mary is the work of many hands but was originally started by Dickens. The story portrays an amazing voyage around Cape Horn, then north to the coast of California. It takes a stunning turn when the ship strikes an iceberg and passengers and crew languish in lifeboats. Dickens's subtlety of style and picturesque depiction keeps reader rapt till the end.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442942912
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant
Publication date:
07/16/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
422 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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