Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty: Easyread Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Mar 14, 2009 - Fiction - 500 pages
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Barnaby Rudge, a historical novel, is set in London and deals with the anti-popery events of the 1780s. Wild scenes of massacre involving people from all levels of the society are depicted in Dickens's typically heart-rending manner. It is a story of discrimination and fanaticism.
 

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User Review  - stephengoldenberg - LibraryThing

Not the very best of Dickens but still very good. It has all of his strengths and weaknesses, especially an over sentimentalised ending. It starts to have some longueurs towards the middle but then the Gordon Riots kick in and the narrative becomes all action. Read full review

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User Review  - Cecrow - LibraryThing

Dickens introduces this novel with several chapters of pure fiction set in 1775, laying out two romance plots and a murder mystery. Then the story jumps ahead five years to the Gordon Riots of 1780 ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 42
1
Chapter 43
8
Chapter 44
24
Chapter 45
31
Chapter 46
46
Chapter 47
55
Chapter 48
67
Chapter 49
79
Chapter 63
247
Chapter 64
260
Chapter 65
272
Chapter 66
287
Chapter 67
297
Chapter 68
312
Chapter 69
320
Chapter 70
336

Chapter 50
94
Chapter 51
103
Chapter 52
118
Chapter 53
128
Chapter 54
141
Chapter 55
152
Chapter 56
164
Chapter 57
176
Chapter 58
189
Chapter 59
200
Chapter 60
216
Chapter 61
223
Chapter 62
233
Chapter 71
346
Chapter 72
362
Chapter 73
370
Chapter 74
385
Chapter 75
395
Chapter 76
411
Chapter 77
419
Chapter 78
436
Chapter 79
444
Chapter 80
457
Chapter 81
469
Chapter the Last
482
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