Sketches by Boz (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Sketches by Boz (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Charles Dickens

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This collection presents a combination of journalistic sketches of London scenes and people along with short fictions. First published by the twenty-four-year-old Dickens under the pseudonym of Boz, they were later revealed under his own name. Dickens's genius for eccentric characters and his novelist's eye for telling details were on full display in this early work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411436084
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/08/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 708
Sales rank: 1,130,166
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) was an English novelist, who is one of the most popular writers of all time. He is known for chapter-closing cliffhangers in his serial-style novels, a mind for social reform, and memorable characters. His most popular works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and A Tale of Two Cities.

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1812

Date of Death:

June 18, 1870

Place of Birth:

Portsmouth, England

Place of Death:

Gad's Hill, Kent, England


Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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