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David Copperfield
David Copperfield | Charles Dickens
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David Copperfield | Charles Dickens
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I spent a big chunk of the day working but took time off to run to HPB and found these!

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CrowCAH
David Copperfield | Charles Dickens
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Current #audiobook and I feel like Dickens was using the #NaNoWriMo form of writing, repeat full names every time you talk to them, about them, or think about them! Gets a little redundant.

CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian In a Victorian lit class I took many years ago, we talked about the repeating name thing and apparently one reason Dickens and others did this was because their novels were published serially in periodicals and there could be a long time in between chapters, so they felt like they needed to remind readers who everyone was in cause they'd forgotten. It's also why many characters have weird schticks like a catchphrase or a unique article of clothing 1mo
CrowCAH @CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian I totally understand that, makes sense, don‘t want to confuse the reader between episodes. But in the same three paragraphs repeating one name like ten times, when I know who is doing what action. It gets bogged down with the names. 1mo
CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian @CrowCAH haha, that is excessive, I think they also got paid by the word so that's another explanation! 1mo
CrowCAH @CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian that was my thinking, pay by the word. So why not slip in extra words here and there and no one the wiser to the scheme! 😆 1mo
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Crystal83
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I love this book!!!! It is one of my favorite Charles Dickens books of all time!!! I gave this book a 4 out of 5 stars!!!! I love the characters so much!!!

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TheAromaofBooks
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I absolutely loved this book! It's Charles Dickens so yes, he does get rather prosy at times, but his ability to capture human nature is just brilliant. I couldn't believe how this book, published in 1850, contained so many people and situations that resonated with me completely. Reading this one as a chapter a day (until the end - I gobbled the last dozen chapters or so yesterday) was definitely beneficial for me. I think I may have been less ⬇️

TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) patient with DIckens's rambles if I had been trying to read this one straight through. As it was, 10-20 pages of Dickens a day was just about right. I fell in absolute love with so many of the characters here, found myself completely choked up on more than one occasion, and was delighted to see the ultimate downfall of the infamous and genuinely creepy Uriah Heep!

This was my January #BookSpin, finally completed!!
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Andrew65 A great book 👏👏👏 6mo
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DieAReader 🎉🎉🎉 6mo
AllDebooks Love this book, childhood favourite 😍 6mo
rmaclean4 My favorite Dickens!! 6mo
TheAromaofBooks @AllDebooks @rmaclean4 - I genuinely enjoyed every page!! I wasn't expecting to enjoy this one all that much, but it was just an absolute delight. 6mo
AllDebooks @TheAromaofBooks oh I'm so glad you enjoyed it. This film adaptation is just wonderful too x https://youtu.be/Q8Qm0GDl8Oc 6mo
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Booklover2
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Awww Dickens how I love you 😘💕 and boy can you create villains!!!

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BarkingMadRun
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Mr Micawber 😂😂

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Mirazzles
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“Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show”
#classics #charlesdickens #mustread #bibliophile

GingerAntics I was read this book as a small child. I hope you enjoy it. 2y
Mirazzles @GingerAntics thank you 🙏 it was my fathers favourite. He gave it to me as a child but I hadn‘t finished it. What better time then now right? 😊 2y
GingerAntics Exactly. I think I had that very copy, too. 2y
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