The Charles Dickens murders by Edith Skom

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Published by Dell in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • College students,
  • Women detectives,
  • Murder,
  • College teachers,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementEdith Skom
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.K65 C48 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24768819M
ISBN 100440217768
ISBN 109780440217763
OCLC/WorldCa43108731

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Dickens first gets the idea for the plot of Barnaby Rudge in Analysis of The Hanged Man's Bride, The Trial for Murder and Confession Found in a Prison Introduction Based on my study of Charles Dickens, I have decided to focus upon three short stories to write about in detail.

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Dickens wrote serial novels in two different forms: most of them were published monthly but a few were published weekly.

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The bibliography of Charles Dickens (–70) includes more than a dozen major novels, many short stories (including Christmas-themed stories and ghost stories), several plays, several non-fiction books, and individual essays and s's novels were serialized initially in weekly or monthly magazines, then reprinted in standard book formats.

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