sBOOKs - Charles Dickens Vol 1


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The sBOOKs for Charles Dickens is a 11 book collection of the author's works and comprises the following: A Christmas Carol A Tale of Two Cities Bleak House David Copperfield Great Expectations Hard Times Nicholas Nickleby Oliver Twist The Chimes The Old Curiosity Shop Three Ghost Stories A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner one night. Reprimanded for being a cruel man, he is told that he will be visited by three ghosts during the night. Through the ghosts, Ebenezer is forced to look at both his past, his present, and his future. In the past, he sees himself as a lonely boy and then as a young man employed by a kind and giving man. Nevertheless, Ebenezer has grand ambitions, something that his fiancee... A Tale of Two Cities Sydney Carton, a bright young man who has seemingly wasted his life, acts behind the scenes to effect a higher justice within the maelstrom of power struggles and spy intrigues between France and England, and persecutions by the government and the governed in France. He loves a young French woman named Lucie Manette, who marries his good friend Charles Darnay, a teacher of languages with a secret aristocratic background. Set against the fiery backdrop of... Bleak House The story centers around John Jarndyce, a kind-hearted wealthy gentleman entangled in a long, difficult, and hopeless lawsuit over a disputed will, and his young wards: Ester, Richard, and Ada. Richard and Ada are his cousins, and Ester is an illegitimate child he took interest in and helped to educate. The three of them are about 18 when they meet for the first time to live all together in Bleak House, John Jarndyce's residence. They get along very well... Great Expectations Pip is an orphan who lives with his fearsome aunt and kindly uncle Joe the blacksmith, who is good to Pip while his aunt is a terrifying person. Pip lives in a house on the moors where he meets the ecaped prisone...

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