The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

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by Charles Dickens

Comic novel Satire Social criticism Adventure Friendship British class system

PAGES
860
ESTIMATED TIME
25 hours 20 minutes
PACE
Intermediate
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
1836
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
English
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1672

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, best kwnon as The Pickwick Papers, was the first novel by Charles Dickens.

Samuel Pickwick is a kind and wealthy old gentleman and he is the founder and perpetual president of the Pickwick Club.

He suggests that he and three other Pickwickians should make journeys to places remote from London and report on their findings to the other members of the club.

Their travels throughout the English countryside by coach provide the chief subject matter of the novel. After a romantic misunderstanding Mrs. Bardell, his landlady, both are sentenced to prison terms and a fairly large financial fine.

The popularity of the book The Pickwick Papers spawned several print sequels, as well as actual clubs and societies inspired by the novel's club.

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Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by...

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Lawyers hold that there are two kinds of particularly bad witnesses–a reluctant witness, and a too-willing witness.

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Great men are seldom over scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.

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Most people are when they've little to do and less to get.

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She never went out herself, and ... was apt to consider it an act of domestic treason, if anybody else took the liberty of doing what she couldn't.

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Dumb as a drum vith a hole in it, sir.

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