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Martin Chuzzlewitt

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Set partly in the United States, this novel includes a searing satire on mid-nineteenth-century America. Martin Chuzzlewit is the story of two Chuzzlewits, Martin and Jonas, who have inherited the characteristic Chuzzlewit selfishness. It contrasts their diverse fates: moral redemption and worldly success for one and increasingly desperate crime for the other. In her Introduction to this new edition, Patricia Ingham discusses how, in writing a story that was meant only to recommend "goodness and innocence", Dickens succeeded in exploring "the intertwining of moral sensibility and brutality".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140435740
performance:
Paul Scofield, Pete Postlewaith, Tom Wilkinson, Keith Allen, Phillip Franks, Joh
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Author:
Furbank, P. N.
Author:
Ingham, Patricia
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 31.
Series:
Penguin classics
Series Volume:
1167
Publication Date:
19950401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
944
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb

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