Charles Dickens


Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks among the most famous works in the history of fictional literature.

Серия: "Historic classic"

Charles Dickens - The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

Charles Dickens

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

Written for publication as a serial, The Pickwick Papers is a sequence of loosely-related adventures. The action is given as occurring 1827–8, though critics have noted some seeming anachronisms. The novel's main character, Samuel Pickwick, Esquire, is a kind and wealthy old gentleman, and the founder and perpetual president of the Pickwick Club.

Серия: "World classic"

Charles Dickens - David Copperfield

Charles Dickens

David Copperfield

Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of his novels

Серия: "World classic"

Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

This is the second novel by Charles Dickens, and was first published as a serial 1837–39. The story is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts his life in a workhouse and is then sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. He escapes from there and travels to London, where he meets the Artful Dodger, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal Fagin.

Серия: "World classic"

Charles Dickens - Great Expectations

Charles Dickens

Great Expectations

The action of the story takes place from Christmas Eve, 1812, when the protagonist is about seven years old, to the winter of 1840.

Серия: "World classic"

Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come.

Серия: "World classic"

Charles Dickens - Bleak House

Charles Dickens

Bleak House

This book is one of Charles Dickens's major novels. The novel has many characters and several sub-plots, and the story is told partly by the novel's heroine, Esther Summerson, and partly by an omniscient narrator. At the centre of Bleak House is the long-running legal case, Jarndyce and Jarndyce, which came about because someone wrote several conflicting wills.

Серия: "World classic"


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