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The Pickwick Papers, Volume I (Dodo Press)

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Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870), also known as "Boz," was the foremost English novelist of the Victorian era, as well as a vigorous social campaigner. Considered one of the English language's greatest writers, he was acclaimed for his rich storytelling and memorable characters, and achieved massive worldwide popularity in his lifetime. The popularity of his novels ...more
Paperback, 444 pages
Published September 11th 2007 by Dodo Press (first published 1836)
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Jean
Have you read The Pickwick Papers? It does seem to be the one work by Charles Dickens which is sadly neglected by many readers.

"The Pickwick Papers" was originally published in 19 monthly magazine instalments, from March 1836 to October 1837, this last being a double issue. They were then reissued in a volume as The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club in 1839 when Dickens was still only 25. They comprise humorous sketches, themselves interspersed with incidental tales, such as "The Goblins w
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, Charles Dickens
یادداشتهای پیک ویک؛ مترجم: پرویز همتیان بروجنی؛ تهران، نشر چشمه، 1394؛ در دو جلد؛ شابک دوره: 9786002295095؛ شابک جلد 1: 9786002295101؛ شابک جلد 2: 9786002295118؛ موضوع: داستانهای کلاسیک از نویسندگان انگلیسی قرن 19 م
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Dec 15, 2011 Nancy rated it it was amazing
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I read the Oxford Illustrated Classics edition of Pickwick and these books are delightful for their reproduction of original illustrations.
Pickwick, in many aspects, is a young writer's book full of optimism and not as deeply serious about society's problems as Charles Dickens's works became. Samuel Pickwick does not ignore the troubles of his day, but takes them in a more philosophical and light-hearted way than later characters of Dickens.
There are hints of what is to come in Pickwick. Ther
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Feb 03, 2013 sabisteb rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Am 13.05.1827 beschließen Samuel Pickwick, ein wohlhabender, älterer Herr und Gründer des nach ihm benannten Pickwick Clubs, Mr Nathaniel Winkle, Mr Augustus Snodgrass, and Mr Tracy Tupman, ihr schönes Heimatland zu bereisen und zu erforschen. Auf dieser Reise lernen sie allerhand freundliche und auch seltsame Menschen und Gebräuche kennen.

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club oder kurz The Pickwick Papers (auf Deutsch einfach die Pickwickier) ist Charles Dickens Debut Roman. Das Buch wurde
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Love this book! Been reading over a long time period, but it is written in such a way that you can just pick up and read another installment. Classic Dickens --fantastic colorful characters who get in interesting situations. I've laughed out loud many times in this book.
Unfortunately, I picked up something else, and set this aside. Now I've decided to try again later as I've forgotten too much.
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and sho ...more
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