The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. by Charles Dickens

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .

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In 34 vols.

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SeriesThe Gadshill edition of the works of Charles Dickens / with introductions, general essay, and notes by Andrew Lang -- vol.5
ContributionsLang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
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Open LibraryOL13973071M

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The likeable young Nicholas, left penniless on the death of his father, sets off in search of better prospects.

Monthly serial, April October Dickens started writing Nicholas Nickleby only a year after Pickwick, as part of that astonishing trio of novels (of which the middle one was Oliver Twist.

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Nicholas and Kate are forced to travel to London and leave their hometown Devonshire where they were living in comfort. They seek the help of their only relative Ralph Nickleby, who is a cold and ruthless businessman.

Ralph is not desirous of helping their destitute. After many adventures Nicholas finally triumphs over his Uncle, although his success is also tinged with sadness.

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