Barnaby Rudge

(Everyman's Library Classics S.)

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The first of Dickens's historical novels, "Barnaby Rudge", written in 1841, is set at the time of the anti-Catholic riots of 1780, with the real Lord George Gordon, leader of the riots, appearing in the book. The characters are caught up in the resul ...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/06/07
OK, so this is minor Dickens. The plot is even more rambling than usual, the title character is unappealing... I know, I know.
And yet... if you ever cared for well written historical fiction, or only for a good study in furious crowd, do read
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Ha scritto il 30/05/07
Not as well-known as Dickens' other works, I really enjoyed this book, too. While not as funny or masterfully written, it still has very tight plotting and good pacing.
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