Most Dickens heroes seem like real people, with both good and bad character traits.
Intentionally syrupy and over-sweet, Dickens writes so perfectly as to make the reader wonder how anyone could ever write so gorgeously.
The very idea of Rumpole getting an ASBO and also going for silk has got to make you want to dive into this one.
While I have made it a Christmas tradition to read A Christmas Carol every December, I have never read much of Dickens other work. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Tom Willson
Although overall a good read, for me, The Old Curiosity Shop, is in my opinion, far from being one of Charles Dickens' best works. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Mr. J. M. Haines
This style of writing is wordy and more atuned to the period of speech. The story was able to keep my attention even with the unusual manner of speech. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
A wonderful read, though due to the many characters that are introduced, it sometimes gets a little confusing and hard to follow.Published 1 month ago by Art Spenner
I really tried but I just couldn't get through it. I gave up at about 10% (which took me several hours) (No idea what page number since my Kindle doesn't tell me)... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Deborah A. Deckert