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Dickens, CHARLES, Bowen, John

Barnaby Rudge

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€ 15.95

Set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, Barnaby Rudge is a story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder and goes on to involve conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution. Through the course of the novel fathers and sons become opposed, apprentices plot against their masters and Protestants clash with Catholics on the streets. And, as London erupts into riot, Barnaby Rudge himself struggles to escape the curse of his own past. With its dramatic descriptions of public violence and private horror, its strange secrets and ghostly doublings, Barnaby Rudge is a powerful, disturbing blend of historical realism and Gothic melodrama.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgements vii
A Dickens Chronology ix
Introduction xiii
Further Reading xxxv
A Note on the Text and Illustrations xl
Barnaby Rudge
1(688)
Appendix I: On the Illustrations 689(2)
Appendix II: Master Humphrey`s Clock Material 691(8)
Appendix III: Preface to the Cheap Edition (1849) 699(4)
Appendix IV: Running Titles from the Cheap Edition (1867--8) 703(5)
Appendix V: Map of London at the Time of the Gordon Riots 708(2)
Appendix VI: Lord George Gordon and the Gordon Riots 710(3)
Glossary 713(5)
Notes 718
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768 pagina's
Januari 2003
548 gram
198 x 128 x 33 mm
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