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Seven Poor Travellers - 2826827710

47,00 zł

Seven Poor Travellers HESPERUS PRESS

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A classic Christmas tale from Dickens, which also features contributions from other writers.

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The Seven Poor Travellers [Comprising Dickens's Contribution to the Work of That Name] - 2850049168

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The Seven Poor Travellers [Comprising Dickens's Contribution to the Work of That Name]

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The Story of Richard Doubledick. (from the Seven Poor Travellers) - 2850120437

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The Story of Richard Doubledick. (from the Seven Poor Travellers)

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The Seven Poor Travellers - 2849138247

141,14 zł

The Seven Poor Travellers

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Christmas Carol and Other Stories - 2826659296

48,74 zł

Christmas Carol and Other Stories Worth Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The Chimes and The Cricket on the Hearth also have themes which stress the value of goodwill towards those who are less fortunate. While providing serious insights into the life of the poor in the Victorian age, Dickens contrives to give his readers three stories eminently suitable for family entertainment. The Seven Travellers has a most interesting description of the Travellers House which still stands in the High Street in Rochester. At the time it was written, many people walked from London to Dover, and Rochester was about halfway. So the charity house, founded with money from the will of Richard Watts, which offered poor travellers a bed for the night, entertainment and fourpence in the morning, was popular. In the course of the narrative, Dickens as the seventh traveller, takes his turn at telling a story - 'The Story of Richard Doubledick' - an erstwhile ne'er-do-well, who, by fighting heroically through all the great battles of the time, rises to become compassionate Captail Doubledick. The other three stories are ghostly tales which, thanks to Dicken's love of gothic horror will make the hairs stand on the back of your neck and should on no account be read after dark.

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Complete Works of Charles Dickens (in 30 Volumes, Illustrated) - 2837115058

58,40 zł

Complete Works of Charles Dickens (in 30 Volumes, Illustrated) Cosimo Classics

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It is impossible to overstate the importance of British novelist CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) not only to literature in the English language, but to Western civilization on the whole. He is arguably the first fiction writer to have become an international celebrity. He popularized episodic fiction and the cliffhanger, which had a profound influence on the development of film and television. He is entirely responsible for the popular image of Victorian London that still lingers today, and his characters-from Oliver Twist to Ebenezer Scrooge, from Miss Havisham to Uriah Heep-have become not merely iconic, but mythic. But it was his stirring portraits of ordinary people-not the upper classes or the aristocracy-and his fervent cries for social, moral, and legal justice for the working poor, and in particular for poor children, in the grim early decades of the Industrial Revolution that powerfully impacted social concerns well into the 20th century. Without Charles Dickens, we may never have seen the likes of Sherlock Holmes, Upton Sinclair, or even Bob Dylan. Here, in 30 beautiful volumes-complete with all the original illustrations-is every published word written by one of the most important writers ever. The essential collector's set will delight anyone who cherishes English literature...and who takes pleasure in constantly rediscovering its joys. This volume contains the tales of Christmas Dickens published in his own magazines, Household Words and All the Year Round, in the 1850 and 1860s, including: "The Seven Poor Travellers," "The Holly-tree Inn," "The Haunted House," "The Schoolboy's Story," "A Message from the Sea," "What Christmas Is as We Grow Older," and others.

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