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Classic short story. According to Wikipedia: "Charles John Huffam Dickens, (1812 - 1870), pen-name "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...more
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Published December 1st 2008 by B&R Samizdat Express
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The story is okay, though not one of Dickens' most memorable, but I take issue with the blurb for this gift edition. Mine was missing the "inscribed removable bookmark." The "delicate full-color illustrations" are two only, and I wouldn't call them full-color, though I suppose they are delicate. I paid $1 for this, so I'm fine with all that, just wouldn't want anyone to think the edition is more than it is.
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...