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Barnaby Rudge
Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge

Vintage Classics

FICTION

730 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95)

Publication Date: April 2011

ISBN 9780099540847

Rights: US

Penguin Random House UK (Apr 2011)
Vintage Classics

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Overview

Dickens’s first historical novel is a thrilling tale of murder, treachery, and forbidden love with rioting mob scenes to make any reader's hair stand on end

Dickens’s first historical novel is a thrilling tale of murder, treachery, and forbidden love with rioting mob scenes to make any reader's hair stand on end Barnaby Rudge is a young innocent simpleton who is devoted to his talkative raven, Grip. When he gets caught up in the mayhem of the Gordon riots and a mysterious unsolved murder, his life is put in jeopardy. This is a powerful historical tale of forbidden love, abduction, and the dangerous power of the mob.

Reviews

"One of Dickens' most neglected, but most rewarding, novels."  —Peter Ackroyd, author, London: The Biography

"I would always prefer to go get another Dickens off the shelf than pick up a new book by someone I've not read yet."  —Donna Tartt, author, The Little Friend

Author Biography

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) is considered one of the English language's greatest writers. His works include The Adventures of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, and A Tale of Two Cities.