Dombey and Son, Part 2
This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's preservation reformatting program.
Published August 1st 1996 by Blackstone Audiobooks
(first published January 30th 1990)
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I'm glad to be reading Dickens after so long. I read everything I could of his as a child. Now I can appreciate the details of character and place, and how every detail is neatly tied in the end. Half way through the book you fell as though you are there in Victorian England, with the different classes, different lives. And the end, you think you know it, but it is always a little different than expected.
A prolific 19th Century author of short stories, plays, novellas, novels, fiction and non-fiction; during his lifetime Dickens became known the world over for his remarkable characters, his mastery of prose in the telling of their lives, and his depictions of the social classes, morals and values of his times. Some considered him the spokesman for the poor, for he definitely brought much awarenes...moreMore about Charles Dickens...