He was the office clerk for Mr. Mortimer Lightwood. He was very young and very dismal. He spent almost all of his time in the office, writing names in two volumes, even though his employer had only one client
Our Mutual Friend
Our Mutual Friend, Dickens' last novel, addresses the issues of money, social class, and human values. John Harmon, heir to his father's fortune made as a dust collector, pretends to be dead in order to find out what people thought about him. He...
Partner of the firm of Dodson and Fogg, Solicitors. "An elderly, pimply-faced, vegetable-diet sort of man, in a black coat, dark mixture trousers, and small black gaiters; a kind of being who seemed to be an essential part of the desk at which...
Pickwick Papers, The
A series of adventures of Mr. Samuel Pickwick and three friends, who travel around the environs of London
Mr. Jefferson Brick is the War Correspondent for the New York Rowdy Journal, which is owned by Colonel Diver. The Colonel and Mr. Brick are certain Mr. Brick is well known and that his writing had great influence in Europe. Young Martin...
Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit
Martin Chuzzlewit appeared in monthly parts, January 1843-July 1844, as Charles Dickens' sixth novel. The novel was not as successful as earlier novels, although Dickens thought it was best of his stories to that point. Dickens' 1842 trip to...
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