The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

by Charles Dickens

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Overview

The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens

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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149805921
Publisher: aqeel aslam
Publication date: 06/18/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 703 KB

About 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.

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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