David Copperfield

By Charles Dickens

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Publish Date: 1850

Deemed by Dickens as his ‘favourite child’, David Copperfield is the most autobiographical of Dickens’ novels. In it, the protagonist recounts his life from his childhood to the discovery of his writing talent and eventual success as a novelist. Populated with an unforgettable cast of characters, this Bildungsroman is a classic for the ages.

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