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 pretty good book until the ending. - LibraryThing
They just need to have an ending, period! - LibraryThing
The writing seems to be even more symbolic than usual. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

A pretty good book until the ending. The explanation for all the machinations of the plot and the motivation of the characters didn't even make sense. At least Dorrit finds happiness in the end. Read full review

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

User Review  - Dani May - Goodreads

Very witty but very very long. Read full review

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