David Copperfield

David Copperfield

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David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens's own life. Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness, heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains. Praising Dickens's power of invention, Somerset Maugham wrote: "There were never such people as the Micawbers, Peggotty and Barkis, Traddles, Betsey Trotwood and Mr. Dick, Uriah Heep and his mother. They are fantastic inventions… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1850

Word count: 358,632 words (≈ about 24 hours)

Source: http://en.wikisource.org

Copyright: Public Domain


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