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Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop

  • Beautiful, honest Nell Trent lives with her devoted Grandfather in his Old Curiosity Shop, an enchanting shop of odds and ends. Desperate to make a better life for his Nell, Grandfather secretly gambles and gets deeply into debt with the unscrupulous Quilp. When what little money they have is lost in a game of cards, Quilp claims The Old Curiosity...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • Young, sweet Nell?s life is thrown into disarray when her grandfather's debts catch up with him. When moneylender Daniel Quilp, takes over their shop to repay the debt, Nell and her grandfather are forced to escape to find another life. This 1841 exercise in pathos and villainy defines 'Dickensian' in all its fascinatingly repulsive excess.

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1998
  • Wildly popular at the time of its publication, The Old Curiosity Shop is the story of Little Nell Trent, a young orphan who lives with her grandfather in his London curiosity shop until a turn of fortune forces them onto the street and into the English countryside to beg for food and shelter. Pursued by Dick Swiveller and Quilp, Nell and her grandfather...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2012
  • Gentle Nell Trent lives a simple, if solitary life with her doting grandfather in his curiosity shop. Her parents died in poverty and unbeknownst to Nell her grandfather is obsessed with winning her an inheritance through gambling, but is forced to borrow heavily from malicious money-lender Quilp. As their debts mount up Nell and her grandfather are...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2011
  • With an essay by Lyn Pykett. 'But what added most to the grotesque expression of his face, was a ghastly smile, which, appearing to be the mere result of habit and to have no connexion with any mirthful or complacent feeling, constantly revealed the few discoloured fangs that were yet scattered in his mouth, and gave him the aspect of a panting...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012
  • Initially making an appearance in a serialized form, Dickens' The Old Curiosity Shop was published in 1841 as a book. The narrative revolves around the life of a young girl, Nell, and her arduous journey to flee villains. An archetypal tale that portrays

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • In cold and brutal London, Little Nell and her devoted grandfather struggle to get by. Her grandfather wants the best for Nell, but in his efforts to secure her future, he ends up squandering what little money they have, and the two find themselves penniless. They wander as beggars, encountering a diverse crew of characters, all while pursued by friends...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Heart-wrenching tale of Little Nell and her doting grandfather who flee from cold and brutal London in the 1840s to escape debt and to roam the English countryside as beggars.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Charles Dickens?s sentimental classic about little Nell and her grandfather?a tale that has moved readers for generations Little Nell Trent, as beautiful as she is virtuous, lives with her grandfather in his curiosity shop. The only ambition of Nell?s loving caretaker is to provide the young girl with a better life. But after attempting to gamble...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2015
  • In cold and brutal London, Little Nell and her devoted grandfather struggle to get by. Her grandfather wants the best for Nell, but in his efforts to secure her future, he ends up squandering what little money they have, and the two find themselves penniless. They wander as beggars, encountering a diverse crew of characters, all while pursued by friends...

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2015
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