"This ain't the shop for justice.". --The Artful Dodger. " ". Oliver is an orphan living on the dangerous London streets with no one but himself to rely on. Fleeing from poverty and hardship, he falls in with a criminal street gang who will not let him go, however hard he [...]
Released: 03.10.2013 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
Dicken's most beloved story, "A Christmas Carol," is as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe and carolers. This heartwarming tale continues to stir in us the same feelings of repentance, forgiveness, and love that transformed Ebenezer Scrooge.
Released: 11.10.2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
A terrifying encounter with the escaped convict Abel Magwitch in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decrepit Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella at Satis House; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor - these [...]
The grim tale of the people who were caught up in the wave of violence and murder which marked the French Revolution.
A dynamically illustrated edition presents A Christmas Carol together with another of Dickens' treasures, Mugby Junction, which also features elements of the supernatural and a protagonist to whom his future is revealed. Simultaneous.
English; Paperback / Softback
Released: 18.09.2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
The miserly Eliza Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of the past, present, and future on one fateful Christmas Eve.
Released: 09.10.2012 / Delivery time: 1-3 weeks (not available at short notice)
'Clennam rose softly, opened and closed the door without a sound, and passed from the prison, carrying the quiet with him into the turbulent streets.'. Introspective and dreamy, Arthur Clennam returns to England from many years abroad to find a people gripped in their [...]
In seinem zweiten und bekanntesten Roman erzählt Dickens, angeregt durch die neuen Armengesetze von 1834, die er scharf attackierte, von den dunklen Schatten, die auf den Glanz der viktorianischen Zeit fallen und mit dem industriellen Aufschwung einhergehen: Armut, [...]
Pip, a young orphan, receives a fortune from a mysterious benefactor and travels to London in order to become a gentleman.
Centres on an inheritance - Old Harmon's profitable dust heaps - and its legatees, young John Harmon, presumed drowned when a body is pulled out of the River Thames, and kindly dustman Mr Boffin, to whom the fortune defaults.
Tells the story of Nicholas Nickleby and the misfortunes of his family. In this title, the author creates some of his wonderful characters: the muddle-headed Mrs Nickleby, the gloriously theatrical Crummles, their protege Miss Petowker, the pretentious Mantalinis and the [...]