Synopses & Reviews
William Dorrit has been a resident of the Marshalsea debtors prison for so many years that he has gained the nickname The Father of the Marshalsea. However, his suffering is eased by his close bond with youngest daughter Amy, or Little Dorrit. The dashing Arthur Clennam, returning to London after many years in China, enters their lives and the Dorrits fortunes begin to rise and fall. A biting satirical work on the shortcomings of 19th -century government and society.