c
Martin Chuzzlewit (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection)

Martin Chuzzlewit (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection)

Charles Dickens

  • £2.80
    Unit price per 
LAST ITEM: We currently have 1 in stock.
62 books sold so far today
Mumble Books Update: Our website is currently under construction. We are adding new product lines for your future enjoyment.

Refund Created with Sketch. £ 30 DAY Refunds
customer-service Created with Sketch. Customer Service Team AMAZING
Delivery Created with Sketch. DELIVERY TIME 2-3 Working Days
With an Introduction and Notes by Dr John Bowen, Department of English, University of Keele. Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). Martin Chuzzlewit is Charles Dickens' comic masterpiece about which his biographer, Forster, noted that it marked a crucial phase in the author's development as he began to delve deeper into the 'springs of character'. Old Martin Chuzzlewit, tormented by the greed and selfishness of his family, effectively drives his grandson, young Martin, to undertake a voyage to America. It is a voyage which will have crucial consequences not only for young Martin, but also for his grandfather and his grandfather's servant, Mary Graham with whom young Martin is in love. The commercial swindle of the Anglo-Bengalee company and the fraudulent Eden Land Corporation have a topicality in our own time. This strong sub-plot shows evidence of Dickens' mastery of crime where characters such as the criminal Jonas Chuzzlewit, the old nurse Mrs Gamp, and the arch-hypocrite Seth Pecksniff are the equal to any in his other great novels. Generations of readers have also delighted in Dickens' wonderful description of the London boarding-house - 'Todgers'.


Condition: New
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Publication Date: 1994-06-05
Format: Paperback
Weight(KG): 0.572

ISBN: 9781853262050

read more..



We Also Recommend

Recent Customer Testimonials

  • "Book in excellent condition. It arrived, well packaged, more than a week early! Would recommend Mumble Books!"

  • "Present for my sisters birthday, she was overjoyed with it. She said the photographs were bright and vibrant and a real coffee table piece!"

  • "Very well packaged, arrived promptly and exactly as described. Thanks!"

Blog

Check out our blog here: View Blog