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By Charles Dickens

'The so much ideal of the entire Dickens novels' Virginia Woolf David Copperfield is the tale of a tender man's adventures on his trip from an unsatisfied and impoverished youth to the invention of his vocation as a profitable novelist. one of the gloriously brilliant solid of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr Murdstone; his awesome, yet eventually unworthy school-friend James Steerforth; his bold aunt, Betsey Trotwood; the endlessly humble, but treacherous Uriah Heep; frivolous, mesmerizing Dora Spenlow; and the magnificently impecunious Wilkins Micawber, one among literature's nice comedian creations. In David Copperfield - the unconventional he defined as his 'favourite baby' - Dickens drew revealingly on his personal studies to create essentially the most exuberant and enduringly well known works, choked with tragedy and comedy in equivalent degree. This version makes use of the textual content of the 1st quantity e-book of 1850, and comprises up-to-date feedback for additional studying, unique illustrations by way of 'Phiz', a revised chronology and multiplied notes. In his new advent, Jeremy Tambling discusses the novel's autobiographical components, and its critical issues of reminiscence and identification. For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger via introductions and notes by means of unusual students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

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