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Holiday Romance by [Dickens, Charles]
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About the Author

Charles John Huffam Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. In 1824, his father was imprisoned for debt, so Charles was sent to work in a shoe-dye factory. He later became a clerk in a law firm, a shorthand reporter in the courts, and a parliamentary and newspaper reporter. In 1833, Dickens began to contribute short stories and essays to periodicals, heralding the start of a glittering and prolific literary career. He married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, with whom he had nine surviving children before they separated in 1858. Dickens died suddenly at home on June 9, 1870, leaving behind an internationally acclaimed canon of work, including Oliver Twist (1837), Nicholas Nickleby (1838), David Copperfield (1849-50), Bleak House (1852-53), Little Dorrit (1855-57), A Tale of Two Cities (1859), Great Expectations (1860-61) and Our Mutual Friend (1864-65). He was buried in Westminster Abbey. Michael Slater is Professor of Victorian Literature at Birkbeck College in the University of London. He was editor of The Dickensian (1968-77) and President of the International Dickens Fellowship (1988-90). He has published many books and articles on Dickens.

Product Details

  • File Size: 145 KB
  • Print Length: 66 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publication Date: March 30, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004UJALUQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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This child's story about the imaginary romance of a boy and girl, missed the mark. I found it rambling and confusing. I kept losing the plot in the changes from the adult characters to the juvenile group. The language lacket the clarity and precision that I usually find in Dickens' work and if this was first published serially in the newspapers, some of the chapters are missing.
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Fantastic read. I enjoyed it very much. Dickens is so natural and he writes to please. Loved the story. 4 stars
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This is a little story by Dickens that was charming and rewritten from various perspectives with good descriptions which were surprising in the end of the story.
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If you like Dickens you'll like this this typical Dickens novel. His books and style of writing always transport me to the time and place in the story.
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By LS on March 31, 2013
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I like Charles Dickens' works very much, and this is well done, but I think it is more geared to children's tastes.
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