Our Mutual Friend pdf Summary Review by Charles Dickens

Our Mutual Friend pdf Summary

A satiric masterpiece about the allure and peril of money, Our Mutual Friend revolves around the inheritance of a dust-heap where the rich throw their trash. When the body of John Harmon, the dust-heap’s expected heir, is found in the Thames, fortunes change hands surprisingly, raising to new heights “Noddy” Boffin, a low-born but kindly clerk who becomes “the Golden Dustman.” Charles Dickens’s last complete novel, Our Mutual Friend encompasses the great themes of his earlier works: the pretensions of the nouveaux riches, the ingenuousness of the aspiring poor, and the unfailing power of wealth to corrupt all who crave it. With its flavorful cast of characters and numerous subplots, Our Mutual Friend is one of Dickens’s most complex—and satisfying—novels.

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The author of a Our Mutual Friend pdf Charles Dickens was born in 1812 near Portsmouth where his father was a clerk in the navy pay office. The family moved to London in 1823, but their fortunes were severely impaired. Dickens was sent to work in a blacking-warehouse when his father was imprisoned for debt. Both experiences deeply affected the future novelist. In 1833 he began contributing stories to newspapers and magazines, and in 1836 started the serial publication of Pickwick Papers. Thereafter, Dickens published his major novels over the course of the next twenty years, from Nicholas Nickleby to Little Dorrit. He also edited the journals Household Words and All the Year Round. Dickens died in June 1870.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Modern Library; 4th Printing edition (September 10, 2002)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 880 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0375761144
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0375761140
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 1090L
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.56 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.2 x 1.46 x 8 inches
  • Best Sellers Rank: #2,104,223 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • #1,566 in British & Irish Humor & Satire
  • #15,351 in Fiction Satire
  • #46,880 in Classic Literature & Fiction
  • Customer Reviews: 4.5 out of 5 stars    944 ratings

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