Sketches by Boz

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Kessinger Publishing, 2004 - Fiction - 656 pages
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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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User Review  - Scarchin - LibraryThing

Collection of short stories - or "sketches" - about everyday life in London. They range from the very humorous to the tragic. I experimented with using Libravox with this. On the plus side - a free ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adele Jones - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this -- Dickens is very clever and observant and witty, and the pages rolled along. It even brought a tear to my eye at the section where he imagines the people who'd worn the clothes ... Read full review

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Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836. Dickens' career as a writer of fiction truly began with this ...
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Sketches by Boz [Rhymes with “nose’] Charles Dickens Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1836. Why read it? A collection of brief scenes of English life that ...
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About the author (2004)

Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England in 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s. His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.

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