Sketches by Boz
We commenced our last chapter with the beadle of our parish, because we are deeply sensible of the importance and dignity of his office. We will begin the present, with the clergyman. Our curate is a young gentleman of such prepossessing appearance, and fascinating manners, that within one month after his first appearance in the parish, half the young-lady inhabitants were melancholy with religion, and the other half, desponding with love.
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Review: Sketches by BozUser Review - Alex - Goodreads
It's quite interesting to see where Dickens got his start, and it really contextualized his career for me. Unfortunately, while these sketches are often kinda entertaining, they're still sketches, which I find kinda dull. Read full review
Review: Sketches by BozUser Review - Andrea - Goodreads
I enjoyed these greatly, and they are ridiculously detailed descriptions of life and the city in a period we now suffer immense nostalgia for -- so it's nice to hear a humorous and highly critical ... Read full review