Nicholas Nickleby

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Charles Dickens

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When his father dies suddenly, Nicholas Nickleby must decide on his future. Unfortunately, Nicholas has very few prospects...and even less money! Luckily, his Uncle Ralph has pulled some strings at a school called Dotheboys Hall and Nicholas is hired on as a teacher. However, the naive and kindhearted Nicholas discovers that the headmaster, a sniveling worm by the name of Wackford Squeers, is a blackhearted, malicious bully who treat the boys in his care abominably. He'd like to leave, but then his uncle will cut off all support for his mother and sister. Should Nicholas tough it out? Or will he seek his fortune elsewhere?

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Nicholas Nickleby
[I]CHAPTER 1Introduces all the Rest 
There once lived in a sequestered part of the country of Devonshire, one Mr Godfrey Nickleby, a worthy gentleman, who taking it into his head rather late in life that he must get married, and not being young enough or rich enough to aspire to the hand of a lady of fortune, had wedded an old flame out of mere attachment, who in her turn had taken him for the same reason: thus two people who cannot afford to play cards for money, sometimes sit down to a quiet game for love.Some ill-conditioned persons, who sneer at the life-matrimonial,

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Charles Dickens

Considered by many to be the greatest novelist of the English language, Charles John Hummham Dickens was born Februrary 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England. Some of his most populars works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations

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Nicholas Nickleby
Charles Dickens

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Classics
December 1998
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429990165
ISBN10: 1429990163
Classics992 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 to 13
$5.99

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Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Classics
December 1998
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812565843
ISBN10: 0812565843
Classics
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 992 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 to 13
$5.99
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