Nicholas Nickleby

Literature & Fiction

Author: Charles Dickens

I shall never regret doing as I have—never, if I starve or beg in consequence’,When Nicholas Nickleby is left penniless after his father’s death, he appeals to his wealthy uncle to help him find work and to protect his mother and sister. But Ralph Nickleby proves both hard-hearted and unscrupulous, and Nicholas finds himself forced to make his own way in the world. His….Read More

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