Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens
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Master Humphrey's Clock
By Charles Dickens

Master Humphrey's Clock

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Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens, the foremost British writer, is memorable for his interesting characters and rich plots. He was a social activist who wrote plays and novels during the Victorian period. His best known novels include Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and others. . Master Humphrey's Clock was a weekly periodical edited and written entirely by Charles Dickens from April 4, 1840-December 4, 1841. It began with a frame story in which Master Humphrey tells about himself and his small circle of friends. Master Humphrey was a lonely man who lived in London. He kept old manuscripts in an antique grandfather's clock by the chimney-corner. He decided that he would start a club, called Master Humphrey's Clock, where the members would read aloud their manuscripts to the others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781605970714
ISBN-10: 1605970719
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 190mm x 6mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Book Jungle
Publisher: Book Jungle
Publish Date: 18-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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