Nicholas Nickleby

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Macmillan, Dec 15, 1998 - Fiction - 992 pages
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This edition of Nicholas Nickleby includes a Foreword and Biographical Note.

When his father dies suddenly, Nicholas Nickleby must decide on his future. Unfortunately, Nicholas has very few prospects...and even less money! Luckily, his Uncle Ralph has pulled some strings at a school called Dotheboys Hall and Nicholas is hired on as a teacher. However, the naive and kindhearted Nicholas discovers that the headmaster, a sniveling worm by the name of Wackford Squeers, is a blackhearted, malicious bully who treat the boys in his care abominably. He'd like to leave, but then his uncle will cut off all support for his mother and sister. Should Nicholas tough it out? Or will he seek his fortune elsewhere?

 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
1
CHAPTER 2
7
CHAPTER 3
21
CHAPTER 4
34
CHAPTER 5
49
CHAPTER 6
62
CHAPTER 7
88
CHAPTER 8
98
CHAPTER 35
512
CHAPTER 36
532
CHAPTER 37
542
CHAPTER 38
563
CHAPTER 39
581
CHAPTER 40
592
CHAPTER 41
612
CHAPTER 42
627

CHAPTER 9
113
CHAPTER 10
132
CHAPTER 11
148
CHAPTER 12
155
CHAPTER 13
168
CHAPTER 14
185
CHAPTER 15
199
CHAPTER 16
214
CHAPTER 17
238
CHAPTER 18
249
CHAPTER 19
265
CHAPTER 20
284
CHAPTER 21
298
CHAPTER 22
313
CHAPTER 23
332
CHAPTER 24
347
CHAPTER 25
367
CHAPTER 26
383
CHAPTER 27
396
CHAPTER 28
413
CHAPTER 29
433
CHAPTER 30
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CHAPTER 31
463
CHAPTER 32
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CHAPTER 33
484
CHAPTER 34
493
CHAPTER 43
640
CHAPTER 44
657
CHAPTER 45
675
CHAPTER 46
690
CHAPTER 47
706
CHAPTER 48
725
CHAPTER 49
738
CHAPTER 50
757
CHAPTER 51
773
CHAPTER 52
787
CHAPTER 53
802
CHAPTER 54
822
CHAPTER 55
836
CHAPTER 56
850
CHAPTER 57
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CHAPTER 58
879
CHAPTER 59
886
CHAPTER 60
903
CHAPTER 61
917
CHAPTER 62
929
CHAPTER 63
936
CHAPTER 64
948
CHAPTER 65
959
AFTERWORD
963
The Life of Charles Dickens
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About the author (1998)

Considered by many to be the greatest novelist of the English language, Charles John Hummham Dickens was born Februrary 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England. Some of his most populars works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.

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