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Synopsis:

This reissue is a facsimile of an edition published in 1946 in the hardback King Penguin series, which, while not itself a facsimile, attempted to retain the style of original Victorian editions. The copperplate illustrations were first published in an edition of 1907.

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

ISBN:
9780140071207
Subtitle:
In Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas
Other:
Leech, John
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Author:
Leech, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Dickens, charles, 1812-1870
Subject:
Sick children
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
R-307
Publication Date:
19901106
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.74x5.06x.45 in. .39 lbs.

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Product details 144 pages Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - English 9780140071207 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This reissue is a facsimile of an edition published in 1946 in the hardback King Penguin series, which, while not itself a facsimile, attempted to retain the style of original Victorian editions. The copperplate illustrations were first published in an edition of 1907.
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