David Copperfield (Folio (Gallimard)) (Paperback)

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Considered to be the most autobiographical of all Dickens's novels Cast out by his cruel stepfather to the brutal boarding school Salem House, young David Copperfield quickly learns that he must fight for a better life. After discovering his mother has died while he has been away, David is left all alone in the world and is sent to work in his stepfather's factory. He decides his only option is to run away, so he escapes London and finds his way to Dover. Once there he hopes to be taken in by his only known relative, his eccentric Aunt Betsy Trotwood--but will he ever be able to find the love and security he needs?

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is considered one of the English language's greatest writers. Peter Ackroyd's biography "Dickens "was published in 1990 to enormous critical acclaim. His other titles include "London: A Biography," "Poe: A Life Cut Short," "Shakespeare: The Biography," and "Thames: The Biography."
Product Details
ISBN: 9782070400478
ISBN-10: 2070400476
Publisher: Gallimard Education
Publication Date: March 1st, 2010
Language: French
Series: Folio (Gallimard)