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David Copperfield (Puffin Classics)


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David Copperfield follows the story of a young boy who is born into poverty, later sent to a boarding school, and eventually ends up in London, where he encounters a varied cast of characters and blossoms out of his miserable childhood into a life as a successful novelist.

About the Author

Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation,but also the horror of the infamous debtors prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and “slave” factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorneys clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work.

Product Details

Dickens, Charles
Puffin Books
Paolini, Christopher
General Juvenile Fiction
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Puffin Classics
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 5
7 x 5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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