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.
Like all the great works of this great writer, we have a cast of interesting and eccentric characters who seem strange to each other at the outset, but whose lives become... Read morePublished 1 day ago by J.R.
I have read every piece of Dicken's work that I have been able to find,and this is my favorite by far. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Eric Hayes
Good read, but not my favorite by Dickens. I sometimes got lost in who was who and what they were doing.Published 18 days ago by Sandra Townsend
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 27 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 1 month 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 1 month 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