Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Mar 14, 2009 - Fiction - 484 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

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
55
Chapter 3
84
Chapter 4
110
Chapter 5
146
Chapter 6
163
Chapter 7
198
Chapter 8
218
Chapter 10
273
Chapter 11
311
Chapter 12
329
Chapter 13
357
Chapter 14
395
Chapter 15
412
Chapter 16
445
Copyright

Chapter 9
253

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