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Nicholas Nickleby

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Publisher Comments:

Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of Nicholas Nickleby includes a Foreword and Biographical Note.

When his father dies suddenly, Nicholas Nickleby must decide on his future. Unfortunately, Nicholas has very few prospects...and even less money! Luckily, his Uncle Ralph has pulled some strings at a school called Dotheboys Hall and Nicholas is hired on as a teacher. However, the naive and kindhearted Nicholas discovers that the headmaster, a sniveling worm by the name of Wackford Squeers, is a blackhearted, malicious bully who treat the boys in his care abominably. He'd like to leave, but then his uncle will cut off all support for his mother and sister. Should Nicholas tough it out? Or will he seek his fortune elsewhere?

Synopsis:

When his father dies suddenly, Nicholas Nickleby must decide on his future. Unfortunately, he has very few prospects. Luckily, his Uncle Ralph has pulled strings at a school called Dotheboys Hall and Nicholas is hired on as a teacher. However, the naive and kindhearted Nicholas discovers the headmaster is a malicious bully who treats the boys in his care abominably. Should Nicholas tough it out or seek his fortune elsewhere? Reprint.

About the Author

Considered by many to be the greatest novelist of the English language, Charles John Hummham Dickens was born Februrary 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England. Some of his most populars works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812565843
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Publisher:
Tor Classics
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Literature - Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Complete and
Series Volume:
no. 97-479
Publication Date:
19981231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 13
Language:
English
Pages:
992
Dimensions:
4.18 x 6.74 x 1.63 in
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , When his father dies suddenly, Nicholas Nickleby must decide on his future. Unfortunately, he has very few prospects. Luckily, his Uncle Ralph has pulled strings at a school called Dotheboys Hall and Nicholas is hired on as a teacher. However, the naive and kindhearted Nicholas discovers the headmaster is a malicious bully who treats the boys in his care abominably. Should Nicholas tough it out or seek his fortune elsewhere? Reprint.
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