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Oliver and company

In the concrete canyons of New York City, Oliver, an adorable orphaned kitten, is befriended by Dodger, a carefree mutt with a certain street savoir faire. The mischievious little cat is welcomed by Dodger's pack of pic...

Bleak House —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

"Inspired by an actual court case that dragged on for more than 50 years, Dickens' tale of the inheritance suit between Jarndyce and Jarndyce remains a standard metaphor for legal quagmires. The author drew upon his own ...

Great expectations —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Humbled, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman -- and one day he finds himself in possession of "great expectations."

A tale of two cities —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Presents Dickens' classic tale of love, courage, and sacrifice set against the cataclysmic events of the French Revolution.

The life and adventures of Nick Nickleby

n this modern-day adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel, the Nickleby family fall on hard times. Nick takes his mother and his younger sister Kat to London to ask for a loan from Ralph Nickleby, their estranged uncle. Ra...

A Christmas carol
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Ebenezer Scrooge is a miser whose sole pursuit of financial success has left him a bitter and lonely old man. A Christmas Eve visit from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future teaches him to open his heart to ...

Hard times : for these times —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Dickens' satirical and enduring classic, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. Coketown is dominated by the figure of Mr Thomas Gradgrind, school headmaster and model of Utilitarian suc...

Great expectations

Nothing is quite as it seems in this lush retelling of Dickens' classic coming-of-age story with colorful characters: conspirators, rogues, rakes, and wretches.

Christmas Eve magic —Papineau, Lucie.

A rich orphan named Barton spends Christmas sulking in his mansion on the hill until an unexpected visitor shows him his life -- past, present and future -- in a magical new light.

A Christmas carol —Krensky, Stephen.

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Bleak House

"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is ...

A Christmas carol

Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-openi...

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