Mr. Snagsby is a timid man with a bossy wife. He works as a law-stationer in Cook's Court of Cursitor Street and employs Captain Hawdon (called Nemo to disguise his true identity) as a law-writer. He is also kind to the cross-sweeper boy named...
Bleak House was the ninth novel written by Charles Dickens. He worked on it from November 1851 to August 1853. It was originally published in 20 monthly installments between March 1852 and September 1853 and is considered to be one of his best...
Nandy is the father of Mrs. Plornish, whose husband is a plasterer. Mr. Plornish formerly was imprisoned with the Dorrits but now lives at Bleeding Heart Yard
Little Dorrit was originally published in 20 parts in 19 monthly installments, with the last two parts published in a double installment. William Dorrit, father of the title character, Amy, has been sent to Marshalsea debtor's prison in London,...
A Bath greengrocer, who purveyed for the select company of Footmen. "Crossing the Greengrocer's shop, and putting their hats on the stairs in the little passage behind it, they walked into a small parlour; and her the full splendour of the...
Pickwick Papers, The
A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
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