Little Dorrit

Product Number: EB00795588
Released: Dec 04, 2019
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ISBN: #9780486836317
Publisher: Dover Publications
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A sweet-natured seamstress has lived all her life in the Marshalsea debtors' prison, where her family has been in custody since before her birth. When Little Dorrit ventures out of jail to work, she meets Arthur Clennam, who's trying to free himself from the burden of his family business. The state of captivity — as an experience, metaphor, and theme — is the focus of Little Dorrit. Charles Dickens drew upon childhood memories of his father's confinement to tell this story of people imprisoned by poverty, ignorance, and the lure of money and power. Acclaimed by George Bernard Shaw as Dickens' "masterpiece among many masterpieces," the novel presents a radical indictment of the arrogance and parasitism of genteel society. Its satire of corrupt bureaucracies, embodied by the Circumlocution Office and its policy of "How not to do it," remains as relevant to our time as it was the Victorians'. Blending tragedy, comedy, and mystery, the tale abounds in Dickens' exuberant language and deft characterizations.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Original Publish Date: Dec 19, 2018

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Narrator(s): Anton Lesser
Genre: Classics
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Released: Aug 06, 2019
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ISBN: #9781094011066
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Narrator(s): Antony Ferguson
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Released: Jul 05, 2012
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Narrator(s): Antony Ferguson
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Released: Mar 09, 2011
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Narrator(s): Simon Vance
Genre: Classics
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Released: Jun 21, 2015
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ISBN: #9781483088730
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Product Number EB00589046
Released: Dec 02, 2014
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Product Number EB00162763
Released: Dec 27, 2013
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Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: #9781588362230
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Genre: Classics
Product Number EB00677570
Released: Jul 13, 2016
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Publisher: Start Classics
ISBN: #9781627936361
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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Product Number EB00589234
Released: Dec 02, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Joe Books
ISBN: #9781927854082

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