Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty

Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty

by Charles Dickens
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Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty by Charles Dickens

The title character of Barnaby Rudge, a feeble minded individual, is a passive actor who is swept along by events. Based on Gordon Riots of June 1780, the riots reach a climax in the storming and destruction of the Newgate Prison. This work is famous for its descriptions of mob violence which shows Dickens' descriptive abilities. First published in 1841.

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ISBN-13: 9781596251601
Publisher: Neeland Media LLC
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity.

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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Barnaby Rudge ; a tale of the riots of 'Eighty 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a mess of typos and gibberish. A time waster if there ever was one.
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Ok
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nvm. Cant sleep)) *lays down sighing*