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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

A boy named Pip lives with his sister and her blacksmith husband Joe. Sister treats him very strictly, constantly abuses and sometimes beats. But with Joe they are friends. And once uncle of Joe – Mr. Pumblechook – announces that Miss Havisham is looking for a partner for games for his adopted daughter Estella, and so sometimes Pip just have to visit Miss Havisham. On reaching the house he sees a very strange scene: at the table sits a woman in a yellowed wedding dress, and the...

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Bleak House by Charles Dickens

Interesting story, in which the intertwined fates of a number of characters. The orphans Ada and Richard, the parties to the litigation Jannise against Jannise’s, in fact Mr. Jannis, their guardian and his ward Esther; people whose lives broke the Chancery court and just the dregs of society; puffy know and the people that the light wouldn’t be able to spoil each of them – their joys and their sorrows. And everyone has their own story. But Dickens, the great adept – all...

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Hard Times by Charles Dickens

Dickens to be read, comfortably wrapped in a blanket, slowly sipping a tasty, aromatic tea. You need a special atmosphere to immerse myself in his fictional stories about the lives of people with, sometimes, simple, clear stories and exaggerated in some kind of Vice or virtues characters. Charles Dickens teaches kindness and good deeds, though often cooks a sad end for the “good” characters, perhaps, in order better to strengthen in our minds just taught a lesson. All characters are...

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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

«A Tale of Two Cities» (1859) really tells us about the two countries – Britain and France on the end of the 18th century, respectively, of the revolutionary time. Really – it was the original description of the revolution, which was published in the history. On the one hand, showing her previous way of monarchical, aristocratic excesses and misfortunes poor people, Dickens osedlyvaet his favorite horse downtrodden and oppressed, and of course, does it brilliantly. All poverty...

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A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Scrooge – the main character – not particularly revered Christmas. And why is it necessary? What are all so much fun? Scrooge was the more miser. He has worked for many years in his desk, the clerk was paying a penny, I never took into account the invitation to dinner from his nephew and in no way did not approve of any kind of charity. In general, no heart, no soul in Scrooge was not, and the purpose of his monotonous life was dry and the accumulation of a decent capital. And all...

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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Boy Oliver Twist – only a slender 12-year-old orphan from the province without a home, and at least some hope even in the dining hearty stew. Assistance for a better life nowhere to wait, the boy surroundings match for his unenviable fate: low, deceitful, cruel. One day Oliver pressure another injustice decides to leave his village straight to London, where, as it seems, he can find compassion, kindness, humanity. But it’s not that simple … The English capital is proving to be...

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

«David Copperfield» – this novel is largely autobiographical. His intentions are very serious. Spirit of praise of the old foundations of morality and the family, the spirit of protest against the new capitalist England and loud sounds here. You can have different attitudes to the “David Copperfield.” Some take it so seriously that they consider his greatest work of Dickens. “History of David Copperfield, told by himself,” tells the story of the title character...

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