Little Dorrit (Google eBook)

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Books, Incorporated, 1868 - Inheritance and succession - 788 pages
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As for many of Dickens' novels, highlighting social injustices is at the heart of Little Dorrit. His father was imprisoned for debt, and Dickens' shines a spotlight on the fate of many who are unable to repay a debt when the ability to seek work is denied. Amy Dorrit is the youngest daughter of a man imprisoned for debt and is working as a seamstress for Mrs Clennam when Arthur Clennam crosses her path. Will the sweet natured Amy win Arthur's heart? And will they ever escape the shadow of debtors' prison?
  

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A delicious mystery with such a satisfying ending! - Goodreads
Very silly, weak ending with poor plot resolution. - Goodreads
He was an amazing writer! - Goodreads
Characterization for the most part not compelling. - Goodreads
It's long and the prose is dense. - Goodreads
Loved the plot - very involved and well developed. - Goodreads

Review: Little Dorrit (New Century Library - The Works of Charles Dickens Vol. XII)

User Review  - Bryana Johnson - Goodreads

Little Dorrit doesn't commend itself by one overarching idea but by the incorporation of a great many that are mingled together to construct one fabulous whole. We come away quite overwhelmed and ... Read full review

Review: Little Dorrit (New Century Library - The Works of Charles Dickens Vol. XII)

User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

After watching the well-done Little Dorrit mini tv series done by BBC, I want to read the book. Read full review

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