David Copperfield (Barnes and Noble Classics Series)
David Copperfield - Barnes and Noble Classics Series Author:Charles Dickens, Radhika Jones Dickens?s favorite of all his novels, David Copperfield is the story of a boy who loses both parents at an early age, and who escapes the torture of working for his pitiless stepfather to make something of himself and, with any luck, find true happiness. — David Copperfield features an unforgettable gallery of characters, including David?s cruel ... more »stepfather Mr. Murdstone, the unctuous Uriah Heep, the amiable Mr. Micawber, whom Dickens based on his father, and Dora Spenglow, whom David marries and calls his ?child-wife.? Written in the first person, David Copperfield is perhaps the most autobiographical of Dickens?s fictions. This new edition includes commentaries, discussion questions, and Phiz?s original illustrations.
Radhika Jones is a doctoral candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and the managing editor of Grand Street magazine. She also introduced Dickens?s Great Expectations for Barnes & Noble Classics.« less