Nicholas NicklebyBook - 2011
Dickens' third novel, and Paul McCartney's favorite book nbsp; When Nicholas's father dies he, his mother, and his sister, Kate, are left penniless. To earn his keep, Nicholas becomes a tutor at Dotheboys Hall but soon discovers that the headmaster, Wackford Squeers, is a one-eyed tyrant who insists on a harsh regime. Nicholas embarks on an adventure that takes him from loathsome boarding schools to the London stage. Dickens confronts issues of neglect and cruelty in this blackly comic masterpeice.
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2011.
Branch Call Number: DICKE
Characteristics: xxiii, 831 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.