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The Pickwick papers

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The Pickwick Papers was Dicken's response to his publisher's request for a monthly series of sporting sketches. It became the most famous of all pre-Victorian novels. The central characters, Mr Pickwick and Sam Weller, are as familiar today as they became on publication, and there are over a hundred other speaking parts. The action is set in the late Georgian period of the writer's earliest youth, drawing on experience and acute observation ranging from the unreformed election at Eatanswill to the horrors of the debtors' prison. Brilliantly comic, it also exposes social and especially legal abuses, as in the notorious trail of Bardell v. Picwick. Dicken's satire is both topical and timeless."--Page 4 of cover.
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Men -- England -- Societies and clubs -- Fiction
Men -- Societies and clubs -- Fiction
title_displayThe Pickwick papers
title_fullThe Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick papers / Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by James Kinsley
The Pickwick papers [electronic resource] / Charles Dickens
title_shortThe Pickwick papers
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Fiction
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Men
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