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Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens

  • Nicholas Nickleby is left responsible for his mother and sister when his father dies. The novel follows his attempt to succeed in supporting them, despite his uncle Ralph's antagonistic lack of belief in him. It is one of Dickens' early comic novels.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • When Nicholas's father dies he, his mother and sister are left penniless. To earn his keep, Nicholas becomes a tutor at Dotheboys Hall but soon discovers that the headmaster, Wackford Squeers, is a one-eyed tyrant who insists on a harsh regime. Nicholas embarks on an adventure that takes him from loathsome boarding schools to the London stage. Dickens...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2013
  • '"I may grow rich!" repeated Nicholas, with a mournful smile, "ay, and I may grow old. But rich or poor, or old or young, we shall ever be the same to each other, and in that our comfort lies"' The work of a young novelist at the height of his powers, Nicholas Nickleby is one of the touchstones of the English comic novel. Around the central story...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012
  • Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title?offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 1998
  • Charles Dickens?s third novel, Nicholas Nickleby (or The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby ) was first published as a serial from 1838 to 1839. Forced by the untimely death of his father to support his mother, Mrs. Nickleby, and sister, Kate, Nicholas Nickleby encounters characters both great (the Cheeryble brothers) and fearsome (Wackford...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2012
  • Nicholas Nickleby, the title hero of Charles Dickens' third novel, finds himself responsible for supporting his mother and sister after his father's death. His Uncle Ralph, a cruel and selfish businessman, provides Nicholas with a low-paying job working for the wicked Squeers, a man who, with his wife, runs a brutal boarding school for unwanted children....

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Introduction and Notes by Dr T.C.B. Cook Following the success of Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby was hailed as a comic triumph and firmly established Dickens as a 'literary gentleman'. It has a full supporting cast of delectable characters that range from the iniquitous Wackford Squeers and his family, to the delightful Mrs Nickleby,...

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2013
  • Nicholas Nickleby is social satire as only Charles Dickens could do it. When his father unexpectedly dies, Nicholas must find a way to support himself and his mother and sister. His Uncle Ralph finds him a position as a teacher in the nightmarish Dotheboys Hall, where Nicholas is able to observe the malicious headmaster, Squeers, abominable mistreatment...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1998
  • Penguin Classics e-books give you the best possible editions of Charles Dickens's novels, including all the original illustrations, useful and informative introductions, the definitive, accurate text as it was meant to be published, a chronology of Dickens's life and notes that fill in the background to the book. The work of a young novelist...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2003
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, is a comic-novel by Charles Dickens. Originally published as a serial from 1838 to 1839, it was Dickens' third novel. The novel centers on the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies. His Uncle Ralph, who thinks Nicholas will never...

    Publisher : Trajectory Inc
    published : 2013
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